Welfare Queen WalMart asks Underpaid Workers to Help Other Underpaid Workers

This kind of takes the cake, and turkey. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports about a food drive being held in a local WalMart by the employees, FOR THE EMPLOYEES.

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Norma Mills of Canton, who lives near the store, saw the photo circulating showing the food drive bins, and felt both “outrage” and “anger.”

“Then I went through the emotion of compassion for the employees, working for the largest food chain in America, making low wages, and who can’t afford to provide their families with a good Thanksgiving holiday,” said Mills, an organizer with Stand Up for Ohio, which is active in foreclosure issues in Canton. “That Walmart would have the audacity to ask low-wage workers to donate food to other low-wage workers — to me, it is a moral outrage.”

Moral outrage, yep!  Oh and they’re making their workers come in sell shit to people on Thanksgiving too. I guess they figure their workers can’t afford to stay home and enjoy a feast with their families anyway so…

Barry Ritholz on how WalMart & McDonalds became Welfare Queens

 

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