Nov 23 2012

 

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As you start your shopping on Black Friday (really becoming Black Thanksgiving), remember that in those stores are some of the worst paid employees in America. Not only are they receiving the lowest wages, they received almost zero benefits and are fired if they attempt to improve their conditions in the work place.

Of course the spokespeople for the stores talk about their 'family of employees' and how good they treat their 'family'. Hell, if my family treated each other this way we would be having fist fights at the Thanksgiving Dinner.

According to 24/7 Wall Street, these are the top five worse paying companies in America. Remember when you go shopping this week who really takes care of their 'families'. You can find out more companies and details at the site.

1. Walmart

- U.S. workforce: 1,400,000
- CEO compensation: $18,131,738
- Revenue: $446.95 billion
- Net income: $15.70 billion
- No. of U.S. stores: 3,868

2. Yum! Brands (Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC)

- U.S. workforce: 880,330
- CEO compensation: $20,411,852
- Revenue: $12.63 billion
- Net income: $1.33 billion
- No. of U.S. stores: 16,006

3. McDonald’s

- U.S. workforce: 859,978
- CEO compensation: $4,073,748
- Revenue: $27.01 billion
- Net income: $5.50 billion
- No. of U.S. stores: 14,098

4. Target

- U.S. workforce: 365,000
- CEO compensation: $19,707,107
- Revenue: $69.87 billion
- Net income: $2.93 billion
- No. of U.S. stores: 1,763

5. Sears

- U.S. workforce: 264,000
- CEO compensation: $9,932,924
- Revenue: $41.57 billion
- Net income: -$3.11 billion
- No. of U.S. stores: 3,510