AFL-CIO applauds DC council for ignoring Wal-Mart 'blackmail' over wage law

Sean Higgins

Big Labor blasted Wal-Mart’s threat that it would not build stores in Washington D.C.’s Skyland, Capitol Gateway and New York Avenue areas if Mayor Vincent Gray signs a “living wage” law that would apply mainly to big box retail stores.

Published on NewsOK Published: July 12, 2013
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Sean Higgins

Big Labor blasted Wal-Mart’s threat that it would not build stores in Washington D.C.’s Skyland, Capitol Gateway and New York Avenue areas if Mayor Vincent Gray signs a “living wage” law that would apply mainly to big box retail stores.

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