In the recent submission by Walmart as to why Burbank residents want a Walmart here (“
,” Feb. 19), there were two statements that one should question.
One is that that the average full-time worker receives $12.69 an hour. Aren’t most Walmart employees part-time workers? There is also a difference between a median and an average. Mentioned was “average,” which indicates that management/executive salaries are also factored in the equation.
As for invoking
’s name, when he was alive, “Made in the U.S.A.” was Walmart’s theme. People should see the
“Walmart: The high cost of low price.”