Detroit Schools Offer Class in How to Work at Wal-Mart

Muriel Kane writes on RAW Story:

Wal-Mart has been widely condemned for offering its employees only low-paying, dead end jobs. Even President Obama criticized Hillary Clinton during the 2008 presidential campaign for having served on Wal-Mart’s board and stated that the firm ought to pay “a living wage.”

In inner-city Detroit, however, where the unemployment rate is estimated at an astonishing 50%, the prospect of a Wal-Mart job may appear far more attractive.

Four inner-city Detroit high schools have decided that employment with Wal-Mart is an opportunity worth training their students to pursue. The schools have teamed up with the giant merchandiser to offer a for-credit class in job-readiness training that also includes entry-level after-school jobs.

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4 Comments on "Detroit Schools Offer Class in How to Work at Wal-Mart"

  1. Anonymous | Mar 12, 2010 at 1:58 am |

    Then we found the only way to save Detroit was to enslave it.

  2. ThirdSection | Mar 11, 2010 at 8:58 pm |

    Then we found the only way to save Detroit was to enslave it.

  3. Vi0let_femme | Sep 6, 2011 at 8:20 pm |

    well…. they used to.. i don’t know about now.. but walmart used to offer students scholarships if they decided to pursue higher education. 

  4. Vi0let_femme | Sep 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm |

    well…. they used to.. i don’t know about now.. but walmart used to offer students scholarships if they decided to pursue higher education. 

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