Walmart employees demand pay raise

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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