Health Law Aimed at Wal-Mart Overturned

Ellis, Kristi
July 2006
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/20/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 12, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the ruling by a federal court judge in Maryland on a case filed by the Retail Industry Leaders Association, which aims to overturn the state's health care benefit law. U.S. District Court Judge J. Frederick Motz overturned the Maryland law that would have required Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to increase spending for employee health care. The Maryland law would have required all employers with 10,000 or more employees -- only Wal-Mart -- to spend as much as 8 percent of their total wages paid on employee health benefits.


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