Walmart employees demand pay raise

Profitable supermarket chain may be world's largest private employer, but many of its workers struggle to survive.

Last updated: 30 Nov 2013 08:11
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Walmart, the world’s largest private employer, had sales of $443b dollars last year. Its CEO earned over $20m.

But many of its workers make close to minimmum wage, and struggle to survive.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Canton, Ohio.


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