Friday, August 30, 2013

Yahoo! News, August 29, 2013, Thursday

Yahoo! News

August 29, 2013, Thursday

Yahoo! News (full article)

US fast food workers strike to supersize wages

"More people are looking to this as a real job rather than a transition or entry-level job," said Jefferson Cowie, of Cornell University's Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History.

Cowie told AFP that while wages have stagnated in the industry since the 1970s, "the recession really did not help." Neither has unemployment and the increased difficulty of accessing higher education.