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Mr_Spock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-15-05 05:46 PM
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56. Thanks for the informative post
I'm no fan of WalMart and haven't been in one for a year now and never will go into one again...
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  -A Wal-Mart Worker's perspective... Solon  Jan-14-05 03:39 PM   #0 
  - I'm not certain but I think Bentonville is in Arkansas.  ArkDem   Jan-14-05 03:43 PM   #1 
  - Doh!!!! My bad, I really need to lookup the state 2 letter terms....  Solon   Jan-14-05 03:51 PM   #3 
  - Thanks  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-14-05 03:49 PM   #2 
  - Hell, when I worked there...  Solon   Jan-14-05 03:52 PM   #4 
  - now you think we can crack the how to organize them  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-14-05 03:55 PM   #7 
  - I actually touched on that in my story...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:00 PM   #11 
  - Walmart learned from those before her  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-14-05 04:04 PM   #12 
  - One thing I will say...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:11 PM   #14 
  - I read that the employees in a Walmart in Canada voted and  spenbax   Jan-15-05 06:04 PM   #57 
  - Wal-Mart isn't the only reason their workers hate  ikojo   Jan-16-05 06:22 PM   #74 
  - I believe the Wal-Mart workers in Quebec, Canada have unionized nt  meppie-meppie not   Jan-14-05 04:18 PM   #16 
     - That's what? A little over a hundred people or so?  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:22 PM   #17 
     - yes I know it's a paltry number but it's a start and um, from what I've  meppie-meppie not   Jan-14-05 04:41 PM   #27 
     - Hi meppie-meppie not!!  newyawker99   Jan-14-05 06:57 PM   #34 
        - TY so much and cheers mate! :-) nt  meppie-meppie not   Jan-15-05 04:50 PM   #53 
  - I did inventory for them and it was all crap anyway  The Flaming Red Head   Jan-16-05 09:13 AM   #65 
     - and my bf's uncle  jackster   Jan-17-05 04:20 PM   #80 
  - read somewhere ...  jackster   Jan-17-05 04:17 PM   #79 
  - Good rant  Florida_Geek   Jan-14-05 03:52 PM   #5 
  - Nice post. Walmart is unamerican by its desire to destroy small towns.  politicaholic   Jan-14-05 03:54 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for posting this perspective!  mexicoxpat   Jan-14-05 03:58 PM   #8 
  - A very unique perspective  underpants   Jan-14-05 03:59 PM   #9 
  - You want to know something...  Solon   Jan-14-05 05:32 PM   #32 
  - heh  lwfern   Jan-14-05 04:00 PM   #10 
  - Oh I love that!  flygal   Jan-15-05 08:11 AM   #41 
  - I know everything you said is true. I know several former mgrs..  napi21   Jan-14-05 04:11 PM   #13 
  - Yep, heard about that campaign, no surprise there...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:13 PM   #15 
     - You can't stomp on them via the gov't.  napi21   Jan-14-05 04:33 PM   #22 
        - Oh, I agree...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:39 PM   #24 
           - On what grounds could you revoke their Charter?  napi21   Jan-14-05 04:41 PM   #26 
              - Actually the AGs of many states have the power to do it...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:49 PM   #28 
  - Thank you Solon!  Quakerfriend   Jan-14-05 04:23 PM   #18 
  - No problem...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:30 PM   #20 
  - In one of the northern states about 5 years ago,  China_cat   Jan-14-05 04:28 PM   #19 
  - Oh yes, I heard about that...  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:32 PM   #21 
  - But they're cheeeep!!! And I like them chips at a discount!  JanMichael   Jan-14-05 04:37 PM   #23 
  - Thanks....  Solon   Jan-14-05 04:40 PM   #25 
  - I was interviewing a product designer yesterday for an article  kk897   Jan-15-05 09:59 AM   #43 
  - And we surely appreciate the mocking contempt  hfojvt   Jan-15-05 01:13 PM   #48 
  - "Upper middle class intelligensia?" Really?  JanMichael   Jan-15-05 01:29 PM   #49 
  - Just a lucky guess  hfojvt   Jan-15-05 04:05 PM   #51 
     - WalMart is indeed as big a player as "the Bank".  JanMichael   Jan-16-05 05:44 PM   #70 
  - I didn't tell you about that, did I?  Solon   Jan-15-05 06:42 PM   #58 
     - I did not mean that I was working two jobs  hfojvt   Jan-16-05 05:40 AM   #59 
     - That's debatable...  Solon   Jan-16-05 05:58 AM   #60 
        - My only tips  hfojvt   Jan-17-05 03:55 PM   #77 
     - How hard would it have been  Nobody   Jan-16-05 09:22 AM   #66 
  - Don't go  cubram   Jan-15-05 04:41 PM   #52 
  - Thanks for your insight Solon  PA Democrat   Jan-14-05 05:01 PM   #29 
  - But then where will I get all my useless plastic trinkets made in China?  bobweaver   Jan-14-05 05:11 PM   #30 
  - The answer is to cut off Wal-Mart's money, by everyone not shopping there.  bobweaver   Jan-14-05 05:28 PM   #31 
  - very interesting and not surprising  idlisambar   Jan-14-05 05:33 PM   #33 
  - Interesting. Thanks. eom  pattyloutwo   Jan-14-05 07:14 PM   #35 
  - Thanks for your first hand incite  donheld   Jan-14-05 07:19 PM   #36 
  - Great testimony! I'm 44 and have only been in Wal Mart 3 times  hollowdweller   Jan-14-05 07:23 PM   #37 
  - The thing that astounds me the most is locking the emergency  Bunny   Jan-14-05 07:25 PM   #38 
  - Wal-Mart bigwigs go to jail?  bush still has to go   Jan-14-05 08:26 PM   #39 
  - Kick!  Karenina   Jan-15-05 06:55 AM   #40 
  - This happened to my friend  flygal   Jan-16-05 06:01 AM   #61 
     - That's one thing I liked about L+G...  Solon   Jan-16-05 07:21 AM   #62 
  - You've given me an idea  Nobody   Jan-15-05 09:49 AM   #42 
  - I haven't bought anything at Wal-Mart for two years.  annonymous   Jan-15-05 11:50 AM   #44 
  - You should write a tell-all book  Clark2008   Jan-15-05 12:17 PM   #45 
  - I live in Indianapolis...  Contrary1   Jan-15-05 12:33 PM   #46 
  - What about health insurance and other benefits?  Ms. Clio   Jan-15-05 01:07 PM   #47 
  - The benefits? Insurance sucks!  leanin_green   Jan-15-05 05:18 PM   #54 
     - Thanks very much for the info!  Ms. Clio   Jan-15-05 05:38 PM   #55 
  - thank you. very informative. what do you guys think of target. I  okieinpain   Jan-15-05 01:41 PM   #50 
  - Thanks for the informative post  Mr_Spock   Jan-15-05 05:46 PM   #56 
  - Thank you for standing up and speaking out. Get more active and get  anarchy1999   Jan-16-05 08:16 AM   #63 
  - bump n/t  Snotcicles   Jan-16-05 08:57 AM   #64 
  - thank you  G_j   Jan-16-05 09:36 AM   #67 
  - excellent post....  mike_c   Jan-16-05 09:56 AM   #68 
  - No surprise  BeFree   Jan-16-05 11:13 AM   #69 
  - they think tyson supported clinton's rise to power  amazona   Jan-16-05 05:57 PM   #71 
  - Hillary served on the board of Wal-Mart  ikojo   Jan-16-05 06:29 PM   #75 
  - My friend's son worked for WalMart  proud2Blib   Jan-16-05 05:58 PM   #72 
  - that is unfair  amazona   Jan-16-05 06:02 PM   #73 
     - Actually,  proud2Blib   Jan-17-05 04:52 PM   #81 
  - Kick for a great thread  sgcase   Jan-16-05 07:22 PM   #76 
  - Thanks so much for this...  jackster   Jan-17-05 04:16 PM   #78 
 

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