Canton Walmart hosting food drive for its employees

CANTON, Ohio - A Walmart store in Canton has attracted national attention after someone posted a photo showing a Thanksgiving food drive for employees on social media.

The Plain Dealer reports that the photo, posted on the Facebook page for Organization United for Respect (OUR) Walmart depicts an employee-only area in the Atlantic Boulevard store.

A sign attached to the bin asks for food donations for Walmart employees in need.

Slate, The Huffington Post, Salon and other national news sources have picked up the photo, many criticizing the wages the company pays its employees.

Workers at a Walmart in Dayton had planned to strike Monday, the Dayton Daily News reports.


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