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Old 12-06-2006, 04:33 AM   #1
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Default Sears and the Military

Ok folks, let's get this spread around. Maybe other companies
> are doing this also but this is the first big one I've heard of.
> Thanks,
> Pete
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>
> Subject: Let's all show up at Sears
>
>
> I assume you have all seen the reports about how Sears
> is treating its reservist employees who are called up?
> By law, they are required to hold their jobs open and
> available, but nothing more. Usually, people take a
> big pay cut and lose benefits as a result of being
> called up...Sears is voluntarily paying the difference
> in salaries and maintaining all benefits, including
> medical insurance and bonus programs, for all called
> up reservist employees for up to two years. I submit
> that Sears is an exemplary corporate citizen and
> should be recognized for its contribution.
>
> Suggest we all shop at Sears, and be sure to find a
> manager to tell them why we are there so the company
> gets the positive reinforcement it well deserves. Pass
> it on.
>
> So I, decided to check it out before I sent it
> forward. I sent the following email to the Sears
> Customer Service Department:
>
> I received this email and I would like to know if it
> is true. If it is, the Internet may have just become
> one very good source of advertisement for your store.
> I know I would go out of my way to buy products from
> Sears instead of another store for a like item even if
> it was cheaper at the other store.
>
> Here is their answer to my
> email.....................
>
> Dear Customer:
> Thank you for contacting Sears.
> The information is factual. We appreciate your
> positive feedback. Sears regards service to our
> country as one of greatest sacrifices our young men
> and women can make. We are happy to do our part to
> lessen the burden they bear at this time.
>
> Bill Thorn
> Sears Customer Care
> webcenter@sears.com
> 1-800-349-4358
>
> Please pass this on to all your friends, Sears needs
> to be recognized for this outstanding contribution and
> we need to show them as Americans, we do appreciate
> what they are doing for our military!!!!!!!!!!!
> It's Verified By Snopes.com (
> http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/sears.asp
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Old 12-06-2006, 04:24 PM   #2
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I just bought a dish washer from Sears. Glad I did.
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