PRESS RELEASE: OCTOBER 15, 2010

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Quebec Superior Court ruling brings Jonquiere Walmart workers one step closer to justice

Nearly 200 former Walmart workers are one step closer to justice after an October 13 decision by the Quebec Superior Court, which upheld an earlier arbitrator's ruling that found the world's largest retailer acted illegally by laying off 190 employees at its Jonquiere store on April 29, 2005.

"This is a very good decision that gets the Jonquiere workers a lot closer to a just settlement," says Louis Bolduc, Executive Assistant to UFCW Canada National President Wayne Hanley. "The decision is also a big step forward for all workers in Quebec, because going forward employers will have to explain ....."


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