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Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Presidential candidate, appearing at annual shareholder meeting, pushes retail giant to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour
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Speaking on behalf of the many Walmart workers struggling to get by on "starvation wages" while the company’s CEO rakes in more than $20 million a year, Sen. Bernie Sanders confronted the retail conglomerate’s executives at their annual meeting with shareholders Wednesday and urged the company to raise its minimum wage to at least $15 an hour.
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"All we are saying to Walmart and the Walton family is to pay your workers a living wage," Sanders said, "and that living wage is $15 an hour." Target plans to reach that threshold by the end of 2020, as it has already boosted its minimum wage to $13 an hour. Amazon boosted starting pay for its warehouse workers to $15 an hour last year.
Wages rose just 0.5 per cent in the December quarter. What’s more, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) admitted the minimum wage of $18.93 per hour – or $37,398 per year – meant many full-time workers were.
Sanders pushes $15 federal minimum wage. bernie sanders rallied fellow members of Congress, supporters, fast-food workers and labor advocates outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday for a bill he introduced that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. "The current federal minimum wage is a starvation wage.
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Bernie Sanders wants to raise the Federal minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. But the Vermont senator feels no need to pay his own workers that kind of cash. Several hundred protesters joined the.