Walmart criticises US pay-raise bill

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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