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'Living Wage' Bill Opposed By Wal-Mart Faces Uncertain Fate In Nation's Capital

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray could decide as early as this week whether to si...

$12 Wage For Walmart Workers Would Cost The Average Shopper Just 46 Cents Per Trip

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.18.2013 | Business

Walmart last week decided not to build three stores in Washington D.C. after the passage of a D.C. Council bill, which demands big-box retailers pay t...

Shame on Walmart!

Ralph Nader | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

I sent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray five questions to consider in deciding whether he would support or veto the living wage bill passed by the city council. These questions should be answered by any community considering the value of a Walmart store.

Economists Seek to Raise Federal Living Wage

Anai Rhoads | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics
Anai Rhoads

Over the years, Americans have had to come to term with inflation. Gas prices, medical costs have spiked, and food and housing all have put families in a precarious predicament. Yet, minimum wage hasn't quite made the necessary leap to offset some of these costs.