Walmart and McDonald’s have the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, new study shows

最新研究显示,领取食品券和医疗补助的员工最多的是沃尔玛和麦当劳

A sizable number of the recipients of federal aid programs such as Medicaid and food stamps are employed by some of the biggest and more profitable companies in the United States, chief among them Walmart and McDonald’s, according to a new report from Congress’s nonpartisan watchdog.

根据国会无党派监督机构的一份新报告,联邦医疗补助计划和食品券计划等联邦援助计划的受益者中,有相当一部分是受雇于美国一些规模最大、利润更高的公司,其中沃尔玛和麦当劳是其中的主要优德棋牌官方下载。

The Government Accountability Office undertook the study at the behest of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), to answer questions about the relationship between employers and the federal assistance programs. The report draws on February data from agencies in 11 states that administer Medicaid and the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as SNAP or food stamps.

政府问责局在参议员伯尼·桑德斯的要求下进行了这项研究,以回答有关雇主和联邦援助计划之间关系的问题。这份报告的数据来自11个州管理医疗补助计划和联邦补充营养援助计划(简称SNAP或食品券)的机构。

Walmart was one of the top four employers of SNAP and Medicaid beneficiaries in every state. McDonald’s was in the top five of employers with employees receiving federal benefits in at least nine states.

沃尔玛是每个州的SNAP和医疗补助计划受益者中排名前四的雇主之一。在至少九个州的雇员享受联邦福利的雇主中,麦当劳位居前五。


In Georgia for example, Walmart employed an estimated 3,959 workers on Medicaid — an estimated 2.1% of the total of nonelderly, nondisabled people in the state receiving the benefit. McDonald’s was next on the list, employing 1,480 who received Medicaid, or 0.8% of the total of nonelderly, nondisabled people on the program.

以乔治亚州为例,沃尔玛雇佣了大约3959名领取医疗补助的员工——估计占该州领取医疗补助的非老年人、非残疾人总数的2.1%。麦当劳排名第二,有1480名员工接受了医疗补助,占该项目非老年人、非残疾人总人数的0.8%。

In Oklahoma, 1,059 Walmart workers on Medicaid made up 2.8% of the state’s total and McDonald’s was next, with 536 workers, or 1.4%.

在俄克拉荷马州,接受医疗补助的1059名沃尔玛员工占该州总人数的2.8%,其次是麦当劳,有536名员工,占1.4%。


The next companies with large number of workers on federal benefits include Amazon, Dollar Tree, Dollar General, Burger King and FedEx, the GAO found.

政府问责局发现,接下来拥有大量员工享受联邦福利的公司包括亚马逊(Amazon)、Dollar Tree、达乐公司(Dollar General)、汉堡王(Burger King)和联邦快递(FedEx)。