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DC mayor to veto union-backed 'living wage' law targeting Walmart

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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday that he would veto a city council bill that would have singled out the retail giant Walmart and forced it to pay a minimum $12.50 hourly wage, far above the district's $8.25 minimum hourly wage for other businesses. In a letter to the council, Gray said the law would be a "job killer" for the city that would eliminate more than 4,000 positions in the...

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