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October 26, 2005

Business News: Wal-Mart Seeking Ways to Reduce Benefits Costs

From the New York Times:

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE
and MICHAEL BARBARO
Published: October 26, 2005

An internal memo sent to Wal-Mart's board of directors proposes numerous ways to hold down spending on health care and other benefits while seeking to minimize damage to the retailer's reputation. Among the recommendations are hiring more part-time workers and discouraging unhealthy people from working at Wal-Mart.

Internal Memo
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Posted by Becky at October 26, 2005 10:10 AM Posted to HRM