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Just 10 of the biggest US-listed companies support a living wage, says Oxfam

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Oxfam’s study found that companies in ‘low-wage sectors’ such as retail spent heavily on buybacks, while scrimping on wages (Photo: Leonora Beck/AP Photo)

Shareholder payouts are at an all-time high and ‘inequality is part of the fabric of big business’, claims charity Oxfam

Only 10 of the largest 200 US-listed companies publicly back a living wage, while shareholder buybacks hit a record high in the five years spanning 2018 to 2022, ...

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