Bernie Sanders Bashes Walmart At Annual Meeting, Pushes For $15 Minimum Wage

Bernie Sanders tells shareholders Walmart pays "starvation wages". for Respect to speak as its proxy at the annual meeting.. for a $15 federal minimum wage. Sanders’ appearance in Arkansas.

A majority of the Senate Democratic caucus is backing a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 just two years after a comparable bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.

 · Walmart’s minimum wage of $11 an hour, set in January 2018, is still below Amazon’s, which was hiked to $15 in November. "Do it! Better yet, go to $16," Bezos said in the letter.

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 · Senator Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting to deliver a message about wages.. minimum wage to $15 from $7.25, Sanders.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders came face-to-face with Walmart’s corporate leadership to urge the retail giant to raise its minimum wage to at least $15 an hour. "The issue that we are dealing with today is pretty simple," Sanders said during a brief speech at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday in Arkansas.

Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed an increase in Walmart’s minimum wage and to add hourly employees to the board of directors at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting. Sanders begins his monologue.

Walmart has raised its minimum wage twice since 2016 to $11 an hour. But it is still lower than the $15 an hour that rival Amazon.com Inc pays its employees.

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley also endorsed the $15 minimum wage on Wednesday, "because it will lift millions of families out of poverty and create better customers for American.

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 · BASH: OK, senator, you were in Arkansas this week at a Walmart leadership meeting where you called on the company to raise its entry-level pay from $11 an hour to $15 an hour.