Walmart Strike Memo Reveals Confidential Management Plans

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Huff Post - Christina Wilkie and Alice Hines, 10/13/12


Walmart employees strike outside a store in Pico Rivera, Calif., on Oct. 4. (

Walmart launched a large-scale response this week to a series of unprecedented labor strikes, according to a confidential document obtained by The Huffington Post.

The seven-page internal memo, issued Oct. 8, is intended for salaried employees only, and contains instructions on how to respond to strikes by hourly workers that spread to 28 Walmart stores in 12 cities earlier this week. The strikes were the first by Walmart retail employees in the company’s 50-year history.

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