Yeah, big threat by Wallyworld there. The walmart business plan is spam locations. Like they are going to let their customers go more than 5 miles without a walmart. Of course, i do think the law is very strange in a stupid way with how they regulate by size. If you call it a living wage you really need to realize that all people need to live, not just the ones in a superstore. If your goal is to hit the huge corporations who make a ton of money by underpaying their employees who make all the work happen then you totally miss the entire fast food industry. But it isn't like wallyworld is going to scoff at millions over half of millions which is still millions.
My guess to the logic behind it would be stores of that size can afford to pay greater wages, especially since (again, speaking theoretically) stores of that size are more likely to be chain stores and not a small business.
Notice I did not speak once about how hard it is for an employee, but rather the presumed ability of the business itself to absorb the costs higher wages. So you can say "Nonsense" if you'd like, but if you want to say nonsense to my speculation behind the logic of the bill, I'd appreciate if you'd reply in a way which actually explains why the logic is nonsense, not go off on an unrelated tangent. Thank you.
if i was Walmart i would say the hell with DC and go places where people appreciate the jobs and the low prices
Last edited by trfjr; 07-10-13 at 01:32 AM.
A living wage? Anyone want to know how you maintain a living wage in a state?
Last edited by Henrin; 07-10-13 at 01:41 AM.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Obviously its just an attempt to stick it to Wal-Mart, but its so transparent that they may as well drop the argument that its about a living wage because it just makes them look stupid for trying to pass off such an obviously stupid argument.
One who makes himself a worm cannot complain when tread upon.