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Maryland Presses Wal-Mart on Health Care for Workers

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Maryland Presses Wal-Mart on Health Care for Workers

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Maryland Presses Wal-Mart on Health Care for Workers

Maryland Presses Wal-Mart on Health Care for Workers

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A bill passed by Maryland's state legislature would force Wal-Mart to provide better health care to its employees or risk major tax hikes. Backers claim that big companies like Wal-Mart skimp on health care coverage, creating a burden for taxpayers. Opponents say the law unfairly targets Wal-Mart.