Outrageous’: Major US companies hand shareholders hundreds of millions in dividends while slashing thousands of jobs

“Five major U.S. corporations that have laid off thousands of workers in recent weeks have simultaneously dished out hundreds of millions of dollars in cash dividends to wealthy shareholders, drawing outrage from Sen. Bernie Sanders and others who say the companies should be using the money to keep people employed.”…

via Common Dreams I by Jake Johnson I May 06, 2020

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