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Study Finds Calif. Taxpayers Subsidize Wal-Mart Workers
A new study says Wal-Mart Stores' wage and benefit policies cost California taxpayers $86 million annually to provide health care and other public assistance to the company's underpaid workers. Wal-Mart disputed the university study, which is based on the premise that the retailer's paltry pay scale forces its workers to supplement their incomes with food stamps and other taxpayer-backed programs at an unusually high rate.
August 04, 2004 at 12:00 AM
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By Michael Liedtke |
Updated on August 04, 2004
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