June 4, 2014

Jobs With Justice

This is one loophole that needs to be closed

“Let’s be clear on what’s happening here. Even though the company can easily afford it, Walmart refuses to pay its workers decent wages. So it relies on taxpayers to make up the difference by funding government assistance programs for its employees. The company and its controlling family then avoid paying their fair share in taxes on the order of billions of dollars each year. And if employees complain, speak out, or go on strike, Walmart intimidates, disciplines or outright fires them.”

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Report via Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies.

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