WASHINGTON, D.C. (www.incnow.tv) -- The Washington D.C. City Council passed a bill that would require a $12.50 minimum wage for workers at companies with more than $1 billion in global sales.
On Tuesday, a Walmart executive said in an op-ed in the Washington Post that if the vote passed the company would reconsider plans to bring three new stores to the city.
According to a report in the Huffington Post, Walmart's full-time store workers now earn an average of $12.78 per hour. But an average hourly wage for full-time employees is not the same as starting wages for all employees. That average can be skewed upwards by the fact that it includes department managers and excludes part-timers, which the company says is the minority of their workforce.
Read the full Huffington Post article here.
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