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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) News
'Stop Walmart Act': Sanders-Khanna Bill Would Outlaw Stock Buybacks for Corporate Giants That Don't Pay $15 an Hour
"If Walmart can afford $20 billion for stock buybacks it can afford to pay its workers a living wage," said Rep. Ro Khanna, who is introducing the bill in the House
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Time for a Tax on Billionaire Wealth Dynasties
Now just three families own a combined fortune of $348.7 billion, which is four million times the median wealth of a U.S. family
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$6.5 Billion: A Low-Ball Estimate of the Walton Family's Haul After 16 Years of Bush, Obama, and Trump Tax Giveaways
As the nation's richest family pulls in more than $1 million every day in tax savings, "it should anger working and middle-class Americans of all political backgrounds that they pay taxes while the Walton family reaps the rewards."
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To End Starvation Wages and Kick Billionaires Off Welfare, Sanders Introduces 'Stop BEZOS Act'
"It's time to get Jeff Bezos, the Waltons, and other billionaires who won't pay a living wage off of welfare."
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To Force Billionaires Off Welfare, Sanders Tax Would Make Corporations Fund 100% of Public Assistance Their Low-Paid Workers Receive
"I don't believe that ordinary Americans should be subsidizing the wealthiest person in the world because you pay your employees inadequate wages."
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Watch Live: Sanders Hosts "CEOs vs. Workers" Town Hall to Take on "Extravagant" Executive Pay and Poverty Wages
"How does it happen that there are major corporations in America where CEOs receive extravagant compensation packages, who pay their workers wages so low that many of them are forced to rely on food stamps, Medicaid, and public housing—subsidized by taxpayers—to survive?"
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Walmart Patents "Big Brother-Style" Surveillance Technology to Eavesdrop on Workers' Conversations
One labor expert warns "there's a lot of potential for misuse," where a supervisor might determine, "as a cashier you're too friendly, you're talking too much, and therefore not moving people along, so let's penalize you."
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With Town Hall Invite, Sanders Dares Top CEOs to 'Have the Guts' to Face Their Struggling Workers
Senator asks executives from Disney, Amazon, McDonald's, and Walmart to "sit on a panel with their own employees and explain why it's acceptable that they receive huge compensation packages while their very own workers are struggling to put food on the table."
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'Stop at Nothing' Plan to Destroy Nation's Union Power Includes $80 Million Koch- and Walmart-Funded War Chest
One labor leader said the effort makes clear that the landmark Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court case is "brought by wealthy forces to eliminate worker voice and power"
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"Major League Baseball owners are trying to claim that minor league baseball, as we know it, would go away if they had to pony up the money to bring all minor league players up to a minimum wage salary." (Photo: Wally Gobetz/flickr/cc) Views
Minor League Baseball Players Shouldn’t Be Paid Less Than Walmart Greeters
Given the huge salaries players at the Major League level enjoy, most people have no idea how poorly compensated minor league baseball players are.
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