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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

I Ratify That Issue!

Nelson Lichtenstein, writing in today's NY Times, claims:

"The underlying issue, which the Supreme Court has now ratified, is Wal-Mart’s authoritarian style, by which executives pressure store-level management to squeeze more and more from millions of clerks, stockers and lower-tier managers."

So, the Supreme Court was asked to approve or disapprove of Wal-Mart's authoritarian style? I had thought, and apparently the justices had thought as well, that the question was one of when a class action suit is appropriate. What fools we were! The case was actually all about style!

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