Comment: This is a con job. The company is not making them beg

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This is a con job. The company is not making them beg

This is a con job. The company is not making them beg
Company spokesman Kory Lundberg told MarketWatch that the store has conducted such food drive for a few years year round for employees who have gone through some “unforeseen hardships” such as a death in the family or a spouse losing job. He said last year an employee at the store got help because she lost her childcare support.
“It’s sad this is being twisted into something it’s not,” he said in reference to the response of employees he’s spoken to at that store. “Our pay is competitive to anyone out there.”

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He said Walmart as a company also has a trust that gives grants to employees in critical need. Walmart will treat employees who work on Thanksgiving to a traditional dinner, he said.

Walmart U.S. has 1 million hourly employees making full-time hourly wage of $12.83 on average, Walmart said on its website. The federal minimum wage is $7.25, according to Department of Labor.