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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wal-Mart's lengthy struggle to open in New York City has hit fresh problems -- a controversial report that said America's biggest discounter does not just sell cheap, it makes neighborhoods poorer.
The report concludes that Wal-Mart, the biggest U.S. private employer, kills jobs rather than creates them, drives down wages and is a tax burden because it does not give health and other benefits to many part-time employees, leaving a burden on Medicaid and other public programs.
The New York City Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday on the impact a Wal-Mart
Originally posted by Marked One
reply to post by EssenSieMich
I don't know why but I think it'd be funny if I went up to the display-case there and opened it just to stick my hand in there and remove the sign only to replace it with one that says; "Lock is broken. Five finger discount. Help yourself." lol
(BTW: One time I called Wal-Mart and asked them to page someone for me. They asked for the name of the person I said "Yoque Roberga". (When said fast it sounds like they're saying "Yo quiero verga". Which is Spanish for "I want dick." I even recorded the conversation. I'll have you all listen to it later. ).edit on 2/4/11 by Marked One because: added something