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Subject:  Re: WMT Redux--Epitome of Shameful Date:  11/19/2012  7:50 PM
Author:  desertdaveataol Number:  868886 of 902793

So, by now everybody knows that retail and fast food jobs suck. To me, the sad part of this whole story is not that WMT employees barely get a wage increase over 6 years, but rather they do not seem to have been able to find a better job anywhere else over the course of 6 years.

That's what I was thinking. If I'm qualified for some better paying job why wouldn't I go take it?

Like seriously, I can't think of any period of my life where I worked at any job for 6 years without improving my skills such that I qualified for a higher paying job.

Well, it does take some effort on the employee's part. Maybe it's just easier to go play lotto and wait for the big payout.
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