Grocery Store Clerks


Limits on Food Stamps —Maryland, cashier— People came in with WIC forms, which I’m not exactly sure what those are but they can get certain items, and then other people come in with food stamps and they can also only … Continue reading

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Judgment in the Grocery Line —Alamance County, NC, grocery cashier— It’s something that I’ve heard about. And with certain students, I’ll joke about it with them about it or just a particular co-worker, that she’ll come and go like, “This … Continue reading

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“Helping the Youth” —New York resident, cashier— I don’t really talk about this poverty or public assistance with other people. The only exception would be with a small group from church. We have worked with a Kindergarten class in an … Continue reading

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