WAL-MART, KMART TARGETED IN HEALTH REFORM BATTLE

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- In the pending battle over health-care reform, Wal-Mart Stores and Kmart Corp. will be organized labor's retail symbols of why employers should be required to help pay for universal health care.The United Food & Commercial Workers Union is leading the charge against retailers.UFCW will use the health plans of Wal-Mart, Bentonville, Ark., and Kmart, Troy, Mich., to dispel arguments

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- In the pending battle over health-care reform, Wal-Mart Stores and Kmart Corp. will be organized labor's retail symbols of why employers should be required to help pay for universal health care.

The United Food & Commercial Workers Union is leading the charge against retailers.

UFCW will use the health plans of Wal-Mart, Bentonville, Ark., and Kmart, Troy, Mich., to dispel arguments that President Bill Clinton's blueprint for employer-mandated health

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