NYC Passes Health Act to Keep Out Wal-Mart
From the New York Post:
October 12, 2005 -- The City Council voted yesterday to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto of an anti-Wal-Mart bill aimed at making the retail giant and large grocery stores provide health-care benefits to their workers.Kip Esquire, who has written several items about this Act, says,
The Health Care Security Act, which the council has admitted is an attempt to keep big-box stores like Wal-Mart from setting up shop in the Big Apple, was opposed by the Bloomberg administration.
[T]he Act codifies three simple principles of legislative intent:Cross-posted at Always Low Prices.
--It is better to be unemployed than employed.
--It is better to pay higher prices than lower prices.
--It is better to have less variety than more variety.