Walmart Donates to Its Own Workers

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2012, photo, Eva Cevallos with her eleven-month daughter, Quinn, shop during the Thanksgiving Pre-Black Friday event at the Walmart Supercenter store in Rosemead, Calif. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. offered a weak business outlook Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013,  as new economic challenges for its low-income U.S. shoppers start to take a toll.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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    Or what about just paying them more? A Walmart in Cleveland is inciting ire for hosting a food drive for “associates in need”—aka its own employees. “That Wal-Mart would have the audacity to ask low-wage workers to donate food to other low-wage workers—to me, it is a moral outrage,” one customer fired off to a local news source. A spokesperson for the company told the media the employee food drive has been going on for years, calling it proof that the Walmart employees have a close relationship. The big box giant, often scrutinized for its low-paid employees, earned more than $15 billion last year.

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