TITLE

HEALTH CARE: BIG BOX'S HIGH-PROFILE ISSUE

AUTHOR(S)
Heller, Laura
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Retailing Today;6/26/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the initiatives made by retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to combat the increasing health care costs for its employees in the U.S. Linda Dillman Wal-Mart's executive vice president for risk management, benefits and sustainability distributed a memo outlining many of the initiatives. Cutting the waiting period in half for all part-time employees, from 24 months to 12 months to become eligible for coverage is included in the initiatives.
ACCESSION #
21445771

 

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