Walmart Employee Defends Food Drive for Employees

Critics of the food drive wonder why employees of one of the richest retailers in the world need help.
0:58 | 11/21/14

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Food drive at a Wal-Mart store is once again stirring up a bit of controversy the food collected is not going to a shelter is going to Wal-Mart employees. For the second year in a row food is being collected for workers in neat as we are heading into the holiday season. But then green then it's raising some eyebrows many wondering why employees of one of the richest retailers in the world. We help getting food the group making change at Wal-Mart says it is the result of low wages paid by the retail giant. Madonna was the latest sort of food drive at a store in Midwest City, Oklahoma this year's says it is simply about showing compassion for others. This year to a for stores 300 or so employees are in crisis. Full time Wal-Mart employees make an average of just about thirteen dollars an hour Wal-Mart just and the donation efforts are not organized by the corporation. But by store employees. Company also says is proud of the opportunities they provide their associates.

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