Adrien Schless-Meier is deputy managing editor of Civil Eats and a contributor to the Local Eats series, a column highlighting innovative efforts to create vibrant local food systems across the United States. She is currently an Emerson National Hunger Fellow at Feeding America working to support food banks to engage in political advocacy. She lives in Washington, DC.
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Why Grocery Store Workers Are Making Less While Big Chains Clean Up
Have you ever bought groceries from a checker with the sniffles? If so, you’re probably not alone. In fact, many food retail employees can’t afford to miss work when they’re under the weather. Many don’t have medical coverage and few can cover lost wages when taking unexpected time off. Janifer...