Wal-Mart’s True Cost to Taxpayers
Because Wal-Mart fails to pay sufficient wages, U.S. taxpayers are forced to pick up the tab. In this sense, Wal-Mart’s profits are not only made on the backs of its employees-but on the [back] of every U.S. taxpayer.” Representative George Miller (CA)
The cost of a single Wal-Mart
Everyday Low Wages: The Hidden Price We All Pay for Wal-Mart, a report by the Democratic staff of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, February 16, 2004
What Wal-Mart gets from your local, state, and federal tax dollars
Since 1992, the supermarket industry has experienced a net loss of 13,500 stores.
Fickes, Michael. “Big Boxers have big expansion plans.” Retail Traffic. 1 December 2002.
Wal-Mart and labor abuses
Wal-Mart and the environment
Wal-Mart general facts
This fact sheet was put together by the Organic Consumers Association