Bernie Sanders Bashes Walmart At Annual Meeting, Pushes For $15 Minimum Wage

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Walmart CEO Doug McMillon called on Congress to raise the minimum wage at the company’s annual meeting wednesday, just minutes before Sen. Bernie Sanders said the largest U.S. retailer needs to.

 · At the shareholders meeting, Sanders labeled the Walton family the “richest family in America” and called on Walmart to increase its wage to $15 an hour. But according to the corporation’s inaugural Environmental, Social & Governance Report , the.

Sanders also made his presence known at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting this year and criticized the company on their employee’s wages. The Hill reports : "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15-an-hour and that is not a radical idea," Sanders said at the meeting.

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To help reduce the "grotesque level of income and wealth inequality" at Walmart, Sanders urged the retailer to raise its minimum wage to a "living wage" of at least $15 an hour and pass a.

Bernie Sanders Bashes Walmart At Annual Meeting, Pushes For minimum wage. 3 weeks ago. Bernie Sanders spoke at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, where he called for the world’s largest retailer by sales to raise its minimum wage to $15.

 · He pushes Walmart, and other similar corporate giants, to do something about this, starting with making the minimum wage $15 per hour. And Walmart isn’t the only company on his hit list. Amazon has already taken his advice and upped their minimum wage due to Sanders’ constant forcefulness on the issue.

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