Walmart salaries have long been a source for angry debate. On one hand, workers and middle class folks often complain about the low wages, on the other hand, those same people tend to shop at Walmart because of the low prices. And, as the company and many economists point out, you can’t have it both ways — high wages AND low priced goods.
Or can you?
The above video does a beautiful job of explaining exactly what would happen if Walmart paid a fair living wage to their employees. It’s amazing that in two minutes, this Walmart salaries video provides plenty of ideas as to how the company could better both the lives of its employees and the U.S. economy to boot. The question, of course, is whether or not you (or Walmart) believes the facts as they’re presented here.
Check it out, and let us know what you think.