Customers cussed at him and threw ice cream at him. Finally, Don-Wesley Andrews had enough. He quit McDonald’s in Sacramento, California, for a job at Wal-Mart.
Like many other Americans, 22-year-old Andrews improved his life just by moving to retail from fast food. Longer lunch break, paid time off, even a quarterly bonus – and no french fry fragrance clinging to his clothes.
“Wal-Mart’s not perfect, but compared to fast food, it’s much, much, much better,” Andrews said.