What Would Happen If Walmart Paid A Livable Wage? You May Be Shocked.

by
Owen Poindexter
The debate over the minimum wage gets a lot more straightforward once you introduce some real numbers.

 

 

In case you didn't like their example of a box of mac and cheese. Who goes to Walmart just for one box of mac and cheese? Let's say someone stocked up and got $100 worth of groceries and items? That $100 would suddenly be:

$101.40 or an increase of $1.40.

Walmart needs to stop making their employees rely on government subsidies and pay them a real wage.

This video was produced by NPR's Marketplace in conjunction with Slate.

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