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Bloomberg reports that Walmart plans to appeal a ruling by the Quebec Labour Board, granting union certification to a store in Gatineau. According to the story, “Wal-Mart will argue in its appeal that only 63 of the Gatineau store’s 194 current employees were working in the location four years ago when employees signed union cards seeking representation.”

And Bloomberg writes, “The Wal-Mart location is among a few in the province already represented by a union. Earlier this month, a Wal-Mart store in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, also was granted union status after more than four years of legal challenges. The retailer closed a unionized tire and lubrication shop in October, citing costs tied to a labor contract imposed by the Quebec board.”

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