The country has yet to pony up a dime to pay for these two recent wars and long occupations, but especially the long term results of which are added to the previous decades and wars from, yet many of the 'support the troops' flag wavers are congratulating Walmart on their less then full effort to help the brother and sister veterans and even have strings attached!!
01/15/2013 - The wrong way to greet our military veterans as they return to civilian life after defending the nation would be offering an $8.81 an hour part-time job with little to no benefits.
Walmart CEO Bill Simon said this morning at the National Retail Federation conference that starting Memorial Day, Walmart would offer honorably discharged veterans jobs. Simon pledges to hire 100,000 vets over the next five years. Right now, it's unclear if these Walmart jobs would be full-time or offer adequate benefits. While we need to get our nation's veterans back to work, as Catherine Ruetschlin writes on the Demos blog, low-wage, part-time work is not the answer. read more>>>