Monday, January 30, 2006

Hillary and the Wal-Mart Connection

Senator pushes for Wal-Mart's contribution to workers' health plans, but is unclear whether she took that stand as retailer's board member
Excerpts below:
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton wants Wal-Mart to contribute to health insurance for its employees - but can't recall if she pushed for worker benefits during six years as a paid board member for the nation's largest retailer.

Asked if she had advocated better benefits while serving as a board member with Arkansas-based Wal-Mart from 1986 to 1991, Clinton replied, "Well, you know, I, that was a long time ago ... have to remember," adding that "obviously I believe every company should" contribute to benefit plans. Full Story

Archive article 2000
Wal-Mart’s First LadyHillary’s Past Belies Her Support of Labor
by Ward HarkavyMay 24 - 30, 2000
Village Voice
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