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Corporate AmErrorCa: Walmart Employee Fired for Defending Abused Woman in Parking Lot

Corporate AmErrorCa: Walmart Employee Fired for Defending Abused Woman in Parking Lot
At a Walmart store in Michigan, a 30-year-old employee Kristopher Oswald was sitting in his car during a break on the overnight shift when he saw a man strike a woman in the parking lot. Oswald got out of his car and asked the woman if she was OK, at which point the violence escalated. He tackled the assailant and with the help of other onlookers kept him from getting away until police arrived. His reward for the valiant effort? He was fired by Walmart for breaking corporate policy.
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Walmart Accepted Clothing from Banned Bangladesh Factories

Walmart Accepted Clothing from Banned Bangladesh Factories
The world's largest retailer, Walmart, last month released a list of more than 200 factories it said it had barred from producing its merchandise because of serious or repeated safety problems, labor violations or unauthorized subcontracting. But at least two of the factories on the list have continued to send massive shipments of sports bras and girls' dresses to Walmart stores in recent months, according to interviews and U.S. customs records.
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Biden to Discuss Gun Safety with NRA, Walmart Thursday

Biden to Discuss Gun Safety with NRA, Walmart Thursday
Vice President Joe Biden says he will deliver recommendations to President Barack Obama on steps to curb violence by Tuesday. The president hopes to announce his administration's next steps to tackle gun violence shortly after he is sworn in for a second term on January 21.
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