Lawmakers bash Walmart for not drawing govt $$ for essential workers - Brattleboro Reformer

A state program pouring federal Covid $$ into the hands of low-paid essential workers - including retail store employees - is being ignored by Wal-Mart. That has some Vermont lawmakers incensed.

"“While we believe most employers of eligible employees are indeed applying on behalf of their workforce, we are extremely concerned that Walmart has indicated they will not,” the senators said. “This means that many hundreds, if not more than a thousand, Walmart employees at their six Vermont locations will not receive either the $1,200 or $2,000 grants to which they are entitled.”"

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-09 10:03:42 -0500