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[DOC] Wal-Mart responds to National Labor Commitee report raising concerns about working conditions at the Mediterranean Apparel Factory in Jordan

Immediately upon becoming aware of the strike...Wal-Mart engaged the key stakeholders…Going forward, Wal-Mart’s Action Plan is to: 1. Continue dialogue with the supplier’s factory management and workers; proceed with the monitoring activities…2. Initiate interviews with the Bangali and Indian…3. Review the appropriateness of the amount of the food deduction and whether there is a need to standardize the food deductions based on a regional basis within Jordan…Wal-Mart will engage with the ILO, Jordanian Labor Ministry, and the other retailers/brands to conduct a study and where feasible implement a standardized food deduction schedule for a long term solution…

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