Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price

  • Published 7 years ago
  • 7.9

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price is a 2005 narrative film by executive Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films. The film introduces a negative picture of Wal-Mart's business hones through meetings with previous workers, little entrepreneurs, and footage of Wal-Mart officials.

Greenwald also utilizes measurements mixed between meeting footage, to give a target examination of the impacts Wal-Mart has on people and groups. The film highlights archival footage of Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott applauding the enterprise at a vast worker tradition, intercut with meetings intended to undercut Scott's announcements.

The narrative contends that Wal-Mart comes up short on its specialists, paying them a normal of $17,000 every year (in 2005 dollars). As indicated by the meetings, these wages are too low for representatives to manage the cost of Wal-Mart's wellbeing protection, so administration guides specialists to request government projects, for example, Medicaid.

Greenwald additionally asserts that Wal-Mart contracts undocumented specialists for their cleanup groups, paying them well beneath the lowest pay permitted by law. Different reactions of the retail uber chain incorporate Wal-Mart's hostile to union practices, its negative impact on mother and pop stores and little groups, deficient ecological insurance arrangements, and its poor record on laborer's rights in the United States and universally.

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