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Wal-Mart Gives Minimum Wage Workers A Raise05:47

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Wal-Mart, which has been heavily criticized for its low wages and working conditions, announced this morning that it will raise the minimum pay for half a million workers to at least $9 and hour in April and to $10 by February 2016.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the wage increase with Dan Bartlett, Wal-Mart's executive vice president of corporate affairs.


  • Dan Bartlett, executive vice president of corporate affairs at Wal-Mart. He was also a counselor to the president in the Bush administration.

This segment aired on February 19, 2015.

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