Originally posted on Central Oregon Coast NOW:
NOTE: Many Walmart workers our striking on Black Friday for reasonable wages and working conditions. While there is not a strike at our local Walmart, it is important that those who shop at Walmart be aware of the deplorable working conditions their purchases are supporting and that everyone understand that the poor working conditions at Walmart translate into those of us who are taxpayers subsidizing the wages of Walmart workers by providing food stamps and other government assistance. Also remember that the Walton family (the primary shareholders of Walmart stock) is the wealthiest family in the world; it could also be thought of as the greediest family in the world as in reality we, the taxpayers and consumers at Walmart, are also subsidizing the wealth of the Walton family as we provide the government benefits that Walmart should be providing to its workers.
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