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Sunday, April 10, 2005

Walmart up to it's old tricks again... and some NEW ones!!!

An internal probe launched by a whistleblower suggests that Thomas Coughlin, a man who helped start Wal-Mart and who many thought might become CEO, had subordinates create fake invoices to have Wal-Mart reimburse him for personal expenses.

It turns out that he may have not been stealing from the company but reimbursing himself for moneys that he was spending on behalf of the company. What was he spending this money on? ANTI-UNION activities, which in addition to being against Walmart’s proclaimed policies are AGAINST THE LAW!

Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott asked all walmart employees to report any illegal wrong doings. The following day the company fired the whistle blower.

Read the full story at the Think Progress Blog

UPDATES: Walmart Allows Pharmacists to Discriminate Against Women

"" Help" wrote:

Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for contacting us at regarding women's prescriptions for birth control. Your comments and concerns are very important to us as we strive to meet your needs.

Wal-Mart does not carry emergency contraceptives. Our pharmacists may decline to fill a prescription based on personal convictions. However, they must find another pharmacist, either at Wal-Mart or another pharmacy, who can assist you by filling your prescription. Again, we thank
you for your comments regarding this issue. Sincerely,Customer Service at "
Not only do they refuse to stock certain products, but they give their employees carte blanche to decide who gets what medicines they need based their "personal convictions."

read the full article at MyDD Blog

UPDATE: Check out more Walmart hypocrisy as some states have the courage to pass legislation [not ours] to take on the corporate giant.
Wal-Mart's Hypocrisy on Health Care and Humiliating Politicians Into Addressing Wal-Mart are 2 stories on this at the Sirotablog

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