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$1,557,616,500.00

Posted in the database on Tuesday, April 26th, 2005 @ 00:48:58 MST (1555 views)
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$1,557,616,500.00

That's how much Wal-Mart costs you every year: "Wal-Mart’s low pay and meager employee benefits force hundreds of thousands of employees to resort to Medicaid, food stamps, and public housing. Call it the 'Wal-Mart Tax.' And it costs you $1.5 billion in federal tax dollars every year." A full-page ad in today's NY Times launches the Wal*Mart Watch website.

Year after year, Wal-Martís low pay and meager employee benefits force hundreds of thousands of employees to resort to Medicaid, food stamps, and public housing. Call it the "Wal-Mart Tax." And it costs you $1.5 billion in federal tax dollars every year.

After weeks of speculation, our campaign is underway in the pages of the New York Times,
across the blogesphere, and here on our new website.



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