Cleveland Walmart Holds Holiday Food Drive For Its Own Employees
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This isn’t a joke, this is an actual charity food drive that a Walmart in Cleveland has begun for their own employees. These food bins are not out in the public area, according to the news report from the website Cleveland.com the bins are tucked away in an Employees Only area. The article also verifies that this donation is in fact for people working for Walmart.
A spokesperson for Walmart was quoted in the Cleveland.com article. Here is what the Kory Lundberg had to say via Cleveland.com:
It is for associates who have had some hardships come up, maybe their spouse lost a job.
This is part of the company’s culture to rally around associates and take care of them when they face extreme hardships.
Full Story via – Cleveland.com
What’s your take on this topic, is this an example of employees just looking out for each other or a indication that Wal Mart is under-paying their employees? Give us your opinion in the comments.