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Walmart touts plans for thousands of jobs

An employee restocks at a Wal-Mart in Burbank, California, on Nov. 22, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Patrick T. Fallon.

Walmart on Tuesday announced that it plans to add 10,000 U.S. jobs and provide skills-building training to a quarter million of its workers by the end of 2017. The vast majority of the new positions will be in its stores, ...

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Run-DMC sues Wal-Mart and Amazon for $50 million

The rap group Run-DMC filed a $50 million lawsuit in New York accusing Wal-Mart, Amazon, Jet and other retailers of selling products that traded on the group’s name without permission. A founder of the group and owner of the Run-DMC ...

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Wal-Mart settles with NY over soda 12-pack ads

ALBANY (AP) — Attorney General Eric Schneiderman settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores statewide. The attorney general’s office said the retail chain launched a national Father’s Day sale in June advertising ...

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Unions: Walmart had role in minimum wage deal

ALBANY — Several labor unions say that more than $400,000 in contributions by Walmart since 2001 helped bring about the creation of an unusual taxpayer-paid subsidy last month to help employers offset a higher minimum wage in New York. Senate ...

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Open gov’t committee: Post more info, sooner

Three years of considering various proposals to build a super Walmart store at Baytowne Plaza in Penfield will produce thousands and thousands of documents, whether it’s an environmental review report, a draft resolution or letters pro and con from residents. ...

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Suspect pleads not guilty in Walmart stabbing

ALBION — A man charged with fatally stabbing a New York woman during an apparent carjacking attempt in a Walmart parking lot has pleaded not guilty. Luis Rodriguez-Flamenco was arraigned Wednesday in Albion Town Court on a charge of second-degree murder ...

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Walmart to open in Victor

Victor will soon become home to the area’s newest Walmart store. With construction near to completion, the store is expected to open in March.

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