My time at Walmart: Why we need serious welfare reform

Posted Dec. 14, 2011, at 10:20 a.m.

Christine Rousselle of Scarborough spent two summers working as a cashier at Walmart. In a recent blog post, she lays out her experiences and objections to the current welfare system.

“I spent hours upon hours toiling away at a register, scanning, bagging, and dealing with questionable clientele,” she writes. “These were all expected parts of the job, and I was OK with it. What I didn’t expect to be part of my job at Walmart was to witness massive amounts of welfare fraud and abuse.”

Read the rest here.

http://bangordailynews.com/2011/12/14/opinion/my-time-at-walmart-why-we-need-serious-welfare-reform/ printed on December 18, 2014