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  • A German tribunal has ruled that Wal-Mart’s code of conduct for its employees there is illegal.

    At issue: Wal-Mart’s rules against intimate relationships between employees and requirements for mandatory drug testing of new employees.

  • In the UK, workers at a warehouse owned and operated by Wal-Mart’s Asda Group plan to stage a 24-hour strike later this month, complaining about ages and threatened job cuts.

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