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Building Bridges Radio: Fighting Wal-Mart in N.Y.C & Quebec

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW
Building Bridges:
Your Community and Labor Report - National Edition
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Fighting Wal-Mart in Quebec
with Michael J. Fraser, the National Director of UFCW Canada

Despite Walmart's anti-union campaign and dirty tricks Wal-Mart workers in Quebec won a major victory when they forced Wal-Mart to recognize their union - North America's only unionized Wal-mart. They are currently in the midst of bargaining for their first contract.

No To Rego Park Wal-Mart Store
with Brian McLaughlin, NYS Assemblyman, Queens
& Pres., NYC Central Labor Council,

Wal-Mart recently drew the ire of unions, community groups and elected representatives in Queens after news of the planned opening of a 135,000-sq.-foot store in the retail-heavy Queens Center Mall
area was leaked to newspapers, Wal-Mart pays its workers rock bottom wages and relies on cheap labor to undercut local retailers.

To download or play this 28 minute program:
go to radio4all download page:

Building Bridges is regularly broadcast over WBAI, 99.5 FM in the N.Y.C Metropolitan area on Mondays from 7-8pm EST and streamed
for more information email knash (at)

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