ORGANIZING WAL-MART CANADA

TORONTO -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Canada here has been making some inroads in its effort to unionize Wal-Mart stores in that country, where the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer operates more than 230 discount stores (but no supercenters yet). Local regulators have granted union status to two Quebec locations and have directed the company to negotiate a contract with the union. At one

TORONTO -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Canada here has been making some inroads in its effort to unionize Wal-Mart stores in that country, where the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer operates more than 230 discount stores (but no supercenters yet). Local regulators have granted union status to two Quebec locations and have directed the company to negotiate a contract with the union. At one of those locations, in Jonquiere, the union has requested the intervention of the Quebec Labou

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