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Marks & Spencer announced that it will expand upon a successful pilot program that has it hiring prisoners near the ends of their sentences to work in about 20 of its stores.

The participants will be approved by the parole board, and chosen because it is believed that getting such an opportunity will help keep them on the straight-and-narrow once leaving prison.
KC's View:
If this idea were to catch on, this could mean that in a couple of years, it is entirely possible that former CEOs of companies like Tyco and Enron might be saying things like “paper or plastic?”

How great would that be.