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The Great Recession has enabled businesses to reduce pay and benefits for hourly workers and force salaried workers to work longer hours for the same pay. It's also led to a shift from manufacturing jobs to retail and service sector jobs, which offer fewer benefits and lower pay. Meanwhile, the biggest companies are reporting record profits, and CEO pay continues to rise.
WTF is Walmart. DId someone forget to invite them to the party? Maybe Walmart's reprehensible shadow casts over others so severely that they stat guys decided to give someone else a try.
It is also interesting that the majority of the despised places to work are low rent- low budget retailers on the cheap, and communications companies like Verizon, Comcast, Direct TV, AND Walmart, etc.
You know, our President may be on to something with the whole invest in the future thing. How long can the US remain mired in today, which of course becomes tomorrow, which then of course is today again, Get it? There are fundamental breaks from the norm that must take place in order to make this thing we call America work again. I have and will continue to promote the MADE IN AMERICA suggestion to Walmart: I'd like others to help....It goes like this. Buy and start a US factory making anything. Create American Zone in the stores, DARE! "BUY" GOD DARE people to buy the China built at $1.25 less. As Head and Shoulders says "take step 1 and repeat as necessary until effective. " Walmart, the greedy virus that they are, will make money on both ends, create good PR, and start rebuilding the country they helped tear down. Just saying.....
Where's McDonalds ?
Greasy workplace......late shifts......asshat stock owners.....
hmmm...The left will hate this article... hear them tell it Walmart is the worst.
Seems like there are PLENTY of employers that are unloved.
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