2019-08-22 09:39:04
“Waitresses are emblematic of the type of job expected to grow most in the American economy in the next ­decade — low-wage service work with no guaranteed hours or income.” The decade-long economic expansion has been a boon to those at the top of the economic ladder. But it left millions of workers behind, particularly the 4.4 million workers who rely on tips to earn a living, fully two-thirds of them women.
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Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry

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