Walmart is suing the government in a pre-emptive step to avoid paying a penalty for the alleged role its pharmacies are playing in the nation's opioid crisis. Walmart is arguing in its suit that the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency lacked both the regulatory and enforcement wherewithal to stop the spread and are instead looking to make the retailer the fall guy for their failingsā€¦ Dollar General employees are paid an average of $9.68 an hour. Walmart, by comparison, pays an average of $13.08 for an hour's worth of work, according to a study of 25 big retail industry employers by Payscale. Rival Dollar Tree, which also owns Family Dollar, pays its workers an average of $10 an hour...