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Walmart Moves for Alternative Resolution in Labor Dispute

Monday, 13th March 2018

"Walmart Inc. sees a chance to resolve a long-running fight with labor organizations, thanks to changes at the National Labor Relations.

A Walmart lawyer contacted NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb (R) in February, seeking to “discuss a potential alternative resolution” to a case with potentially major implications, according to emails obtained by Bloomberg Law. The litigation involves questions about union-affiliated workers’ groups and the limits of peaceful worker strikes on a job site.

The move came around the same time that McDonald’s also started settlement talks in another major labor case involving the NLRB. The company initiated talks with agency lawyers in January about resolving unfair labor practice charges by workers at franchisee restaurants, according to a court filing."

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Contact: Hassan A. Kanu

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