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My Whole Foods Nightmare: How a Full-Time Job There Left Me in Poverty
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Retail, Workers, Labor, corporations, Benefits, Minimum wage, Poverty, working poor, Jobs, livable wage, Politics, News )

Brian
- 8 days ago - salon.com
Despite the corporate talk of "team" and "love," here's what working there was really like -- and why I had to quit
Unsteady Incomes Keep Millions Behind on Bills - NYTimes.Com
Business  (tags: labor, income, business, work, working poor, hours, schedules, money, families, economy )

Kathryn
- 10 days ago - nytimes.com
ALEXANDRIA, Ky. -- The bills arrive as regularly as a heartbeat at the Vories's cozy bi-level brick house just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. It's the paychecks that are irregular.
Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
Business  (tags: economy, working poor, low-wage, multiple jobs, & shifts, minimum wage, poverty, retail, service, Maria Fernandes death, Debra Harrell arrest, , 20M low-wage earners:, 2/3 women, living wage )

LucyKalei
- 106 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NJ woman, 32, died in a car park this wk catching a few hrs sleep between (4) jobs, chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, esp women, face in absence of a living wage, cobbling together a patchwork of low-wage jobs with unreliable schedules
Making the Economic Case for More Than the Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, working poor )

Freya
- 305 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
In his January 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called for a new federal minimum wage of $10.10 an hour. The year before, in the same speech, he proposed a $9 minimum wage.
A Jobs Plan That Only Big Business Could Love
Business  (tags: government, administration, corporate agenda, joblessness, jobs plan, corporate tax rates, assistance, cuts, hardship, working poor, American workers )

Brian
- 492 days ago - socialistworker.org
The administration's grand bargain to cut corporate tax rates AND assistance for the working poor promises to be a boon for Big Business, but not for American workers.
Get a Clue, McDonald's: The Other Insult No One's Talking About
Business  (tags: corporate, business, McDonald's, employees, working poor, society, money, ethics, economy, finance, americans )

Carrie
- 515 days ago - salon.com
The unstated assumption behind the McDonald's budget is that the working poor must be educated about financial planning. And that assumption is in turn a belief that is deeply embedded among America's cultural elites -
Scrooge on Steroids at UNFI
Business  (tags: UNFI, strike, union busting, unions, teamsters, Washington State, low wages, working poor, worker safety, workplace conditions, labor violations, holiday sneak attack )

Brian
- 728 days ago - socialistworker.org
"LESS THAN two weeks before Christmas, United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has fired 72 workers at its Auburn, Wash., distribution center.Steve Leigh reports on a struggle against union-busting by Washington Teamsters."
   

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