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Walmart criticises US pay-raise bill

Retail giant threatens to scrap plans for three new stores in Washington in protest against wage law.

Last Modified: 11 Jul 2013 13:39
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Large US retail companies will have to pay their workers at least 50 percent more than the minimum wage, as part of a bill that has been approved in Washington .

But retail giant Walmart has responded by threatening to scrap plans for three new stores.

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.

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