Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

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    Yep. When you lay off thousands and close tons of stores, it’s no problem at all to pay your laves a couple cents an hour more.

    I wonder, does Wal-Mart still train employees on how to get food stamps and other services to make up for their dismal wages?
     
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    The economy is booming and the left is having a meltdown. Looks like some people are angry that many people are getting a better deal in life. Go figure.
     
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    It's laying off more than a thousand people.
     
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    Thousands of people get laid off every day and thousands get hired every day. Means absolutely nothing.
     
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    I'm sure it does to those thousand people.

    Why don't you go out and tell them their plight "means nothing". Rotsa ruck.
     
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    They'll go look for another job. Wells fargo is closing banks. Ford laid off 10% of it's work force last summer. Things change. Jobs close, jobs open. That's the way the world goes round, always has, always will.
     
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    No shit Sherlock.

    I reported on Mal-Wart's layoffs, complementing what another poster noted about stores closing.
    Is the information true or is it not?

    Actually my link stating "more than 1000" may be understating. Not sure if it's part of Mick's link or separate, but his link notes "The company would not provide a list of the specific locations that will be closed or the number of employees that would be impacted, but public filings examined by USA TODAY revealed that at least 3,802 workers will be affected".
     
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    Yes, the information is true, but it's meaningless. I understand some people want us all to wring our hands and cast disparaging remarks about how bad this is and blame republicans and Trump, but like I said, it's the way things work. Jobs close, jobs open. Anything else, Dr. Watson.
     
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    I posted nothing "disparaging"; nor did I mention any political parties or people. I simply reported a fact. It would appear the only hand-wringing is in your hands.
     
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    Okay, then your post is even more meaningless than I first suggested.
     

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