Report: Walmart Workers Cost Taxpayers $6.2 Billion In Public Assistance

by Clare O'Connor

A Walmart Supercenter in Albany. (Photo: Wikipedia via Forbes)

Walmart’s low-wage workers cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in public assistance including food stamps, Medicaid and subsidized housing, according to a report published by Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of 400 national and state-level progressive groups.