Latest News Wires Wal-Mart cuts health care benefits for some part-time workers

Wal-Mart's announcement follows similar decisions by Target, Home Depot, and others to completely eliminate health insurance benefits for part-time employees, in a move aimed at controlling rising health-care costs.

By , Associated Press

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer.