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Study of NYC Workers: ‘Poverty Wages’ and Unstable Schedules

New York Times 01/16/2012

“Discounted Jobs: How Retailers Sell Workers Short,” a study of nonunion New York City workers led by a City University professor, revealed a median wage of $9.50/hour, a paucity of health benefits, and schedules that changed without enough notice for workers to plan childcare and/or classes.

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