Analysis: Government study shows taxpayers are subsidizing “starvation wages” at McDonald’s, Walmart

Millions of Americans employed at some of the country’s largest companies have had to rely on food stamps and Medicaid, with giants like Walmart and McDonald’s employing the most workers whose income is subsidized by taxpayers, according to a new study.

The Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog, released a study commissioned by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., last month based on data provided by 11 states.

The report found that, in every state studied, Walmart was one of the top four employers whose workers rely on food stamps and Medicaid. McDonald’s is among the most subsidized employers in at least nine states.


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