Wal-Mart Backs Health Care Employer Mandate

Wal-Mart Backs Health Care Employer Mandate

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walmart-smiley.jpgIn a major break with most large companies, Wal-Mart Inc. Tuesday told the White House that it supports requiring employers to provide health insurance to workers.

Support of the nation’s largest private employer could give momentum to one of the most-contentious aspects of proposed health care legislation — government mandates that would force all but small employers to provide insurance for workers or help pay for it.

(Read more in the Wall Street Journal)

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