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Reuters, January 16, 2014, Thursday


January 16, 2014, Thursday

Reuters (full article)

Wal-Mart case seen a key test in struggle over labor rights

"A victory for the board and the union could have symbolic importance for unionizing drives across the country," said Michael Gold, a professor of labor law at Cornell University.

"Just the opposite is true - if Wal-Mart wins the case, they are really going to trumpet it. They are going to tell their workers, with good cause, 'we did not break the law. The government persecuted us for nothing,'" he said.