Walmart: A Case Study: Wal-Mart And Human Rights

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Wal-Mart and Human right

Prepared for
Prof. Pat
Stamford University
Bangkok, Thailand

Prepared by
Wanthana Pamee Student ID: 212310010 11/18/2014

Abstract

Introduction

Wal-Mart can be considered as one of the most successful retailer store which we can see it globally. In total the company has 3,868 stores in the United States and 5,651 stores in international market. According to the www.walmart.com , Wal-mart has earned 443, 854 million in sales all over the world. The products of the company are groceries, furniture, home improvements, auto and tires, clothing, electronics, dairy, gardening, auto
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The Wal-Mart worker are completely like slaves working for Wal-mart with the average pay at 10 cents an hour and there are some workers who can make a profit of 36 cents a month which is horrible and no one can survive on those type of wages. Sometime they workers need to stay for over time and none of them get paid if the daily quotas of works have not met yet. Though the workers work very hard, it seems they don’t get anything in return. Sometimes the workers need to stay extra hours and no get paid if the daily quotas have not yet been met. They workers show a lot of dedication and hard work but seem to receive nothing in return. (David,…show more content…
The violations of the rules lead the company to the bad reputation and also make the company less credible. The violation provoke retaliatory action by many countries including, Thailand, China and Bangladesh. According the violation case in Thailand, Wal-Mart has loose trust and creditability. Thai Government and the Thai Frozen Foods Association (TFFA) have implemented many reforms to strengthen the process and monitor factories strictly. The enforcement of labor and occupational health & safety standards has been addressed as well. In addition, all the Shrimp producers and exporter to the USA need to follow TFFA's criteria as well as the standards established by the Global Aquaculture Alliance's Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP),included producers, importers, retailers and restaurant chains, certification system. (International Labor Rights Forum & Warehouse Workers United, 2013). In addition, Wal-Mart extremely violates the Thai law that the employer has to pay at least 75% of the daily wages. For this reason, there are many workers who cannot wait the payment left the factory for other employment as a result the company cannot produce the product on time that lead to low productivity and

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