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Wal-Mart wins Canadian Supreme Court case



In a closely watched 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Wal-Mart "was within its rights when it shut down a store in Jonquiere, Que., that had been unionized seven months earlier." [CBC]

Louis Bolduc of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union also said the top court's decision opened a door because a labour board will now be able to investigate the reasons for store closures.

"If we can prove the reasons are anti-union then we can sue for damages," he said in a Montreal interview.

John Endean's new paper on the Canadian labor law example mentions Wal-Mart's union difficulties north of the border.

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