UNION GAINS IN WAL-MART CANADA

TORONTO -- While organized labor has found Wal-Mart Stores nearly impenetrable in the United States, a different picture is emerging in Canada.The Labour Board of Quebec last week granted certification to a United Food and Commercial Workers unit seeking to organize a Wal-Mart discount store in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. The decision marked the UFCW's second successful organization attempt in the last

TORONTO -- While organized labor has found Wal-Mart Stores nearly impenetrable in the United States, a different picture is emerging in Canada.

The Labour Board of Quebec last week granted certification to a United Food and Commercial Workers unit seeking to organize a Wal-Mart discount store in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. The decision marked the UFCW's second successful organization attempt in the last six months in Canada, where a Wal-Mart in Jonquiere, Quebec, became the first union-c

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