Where’s Walmart?

“The wages are pathetic. You cannot raise a family on what Walmart pays,” said Ernestine Bassett, a D.C. resident who has worked at Walmart’s Laurel, Md. store for the past four years. Bassett started out at $9.50 an hour and now earns $10.70 an hour. “That’s how far I’ve come,” she said with irony. LISTEN TO VOICES FROM THE LIVING WAGES, HEALTHY COMMUNITIES RALLY: Audio

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