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    • The Wal-Mart Tax: A Review of Studies Examining Employers' Health Care Cost-Shifting 

      AFL-CIO (2005-03-31)
      [Excerpt] As job-based health coverage declines and employers shift ever-growing health costs onto employees, workers increasingly must turn to taxpayer-funded programs like Medicaid to get health care for themselves and ...
    • The Wal-Mart Tax: Shifting Health Care Costs to Taxpayers 

      AFL-CIO (2006-03-01)
      [Excerpt] Maryland is the first state to hold giant companies such as Wal-Mart accountable for paying their fair share of workers’ health care costs. Maryland’s legislature voted overwhelmingly in January to enact the Fair ...
    • Unchecked: How Wal-Mart Uses its Might to Block Port Security 

      AFL-CIO (2006-04-01)
      [Excerpt] In spite of the vulnerability of our ports and of supply networks around the world, Wal-Mart and RILA have—time and again since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001—opposed new maritime and port security rules. Their ...
    • Wal-Mart Imports From China, Exports Ohio Jobs 

      AFL-CIO Wal-Mart Campaign (2005-09-01)
      [Excerpt] This report tells the stories of four Ohio companies that sell to Wal-Mart. The loss of jobs at the Huffy Corp., Rubbermaid, Mr. Coffee and Thomson factories in Ohio demonstrates how Wal-Mart pressures suppliers ...
    • Wal-Mart: An Example of Why Workers Remain Uninsured and Underinsured 

      AFL-CIO (2003-10-01)
      [Excerpt] A ground-breaking new study by The Commonwealth Fund, The Growing Share of Uninsured Workers Employed by Large Firms, sheds important light on a previously unexplored dimension of the health care crisis —the ...