Walmart in Chinatown? Not so fast…

Sep 5, 2012

The exterior of a Walmart. Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Plans for a Walmart in Chinatown may be derailed if two groups have their way. The Asian Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union have both already sued Walmart, but the actual court date for the trial isn’t until November. The retail chain hasn’t let that stop them from building, and the two labor groups are now seeking a judge’s order for Walmart to halt construction until the court date in two months.

Is a judge likely to rule in favor of the company or those opposed to building? And what about the jobs that will be nixed if construction does stop? How determined is Walmart to stake a claim in Chinatown?

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