Wal-Mart Essay by writingsensation

A look at ethical issues facing Wal-Mart, the largest retail company in the world.
# 67732 | 1,545 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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This paper discusses some of Wal-Mart's business practices and how they are in violation of international ethical standards. More specifically, the paper discusses Wal-Mart's use of child labor and their practice of not paying sufficient wages to company employees.

From the Paper:

"According to United Food and commercial Workers (UFCW) Wal-Mart manufactures its products in 48 countries around the globe (Wal-Mart and Sweatshops). The organization reports that Wal-Mart has 1,107 international operations (Wal-Mart and Sweatshops). The organization also reports that some workers in Bangladesh receive less than nine cents an hour making shirts for Wal-Mart Stores (Wal-Mart and Sweatshops). In addition, some of the conditions that are present in foreign factories include pregnancy testing, locked restrooms, forced overtime, denying workers access to health care, and firing and blacklisting workers that attempt to defend their rights (Wal-Mart and Sweatshops)."

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