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Occupy Wall Street has posted a set of leaked documents concerning Walmart's strategy for shutting down union talk internally. Gawker has highlighted some of the most intriguing parts pulled from a training manual for managers.
Tips for killing dangerous union chatter in its tracks include saying things like, "For a Walmart associate, I think unions are a waste of money" and, "In my opinion, unions just want to hurt Walmart and make it harder to run our business."
The advice is meant to discourage associates from joining a group called OUR Walmart that costs members $5 per month and aims to improve wages and working conditions for the retail chain's employees. According to the Huffington Post, most Walmart employee make less than $25,000 per year.
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