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    :: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 ::

    Workers on Ohio Medicaid rolls - AP, Akron Beacon Journal, OH
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and McDonald's Corp. and its franchises are the biggest employers of Ohio Medicaid recipients, even though they represent just 1 percent of the program's costs, the state Department of Job and Family Services said after analyzing the rolls at the request of the media and lawmakers.

    The world's largest retailer and fast-food giant also accounted for the most employed people who get food stamps.

    Labor leaders and lawmakers around the country have targeted Wal-Mart, saying wages are so low that employees are forced to seek public assistance.
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