WASHINGTON — Labor leaders and workers are turning up the pressure on Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over working conditions in the U.S. and abroad.
In the run-up to the retailer’s annual meeting on Friday, the groups accused the world’s largest retailer of failing to provide funding and safe workplaces in its domestic warehouses and global supply chain, particularly in Bangladesh, and criticized the company for refusing to sign a binding, international fire and building safety accord.
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