Friday, October 19, 2012

Philly Restaurant Industry Wages Continue to Fall: Workers Faced with No Choice

Lack of health care, paid sick time and low morale push employees to the brink.

“Diana A.” is a restaurant worker in Philadelphia like hundreds of others.

And like hundreds of other restaurant workers, Diana has no access to paid sick time.  92.8% of restaurant workers cannot earn sick time, which is above the national average. Fewer have access to employer-sponsored health benefits. With real wages decreasing and cost-of-living increasing, many restaurant workers are faced with no choice but to work sick or face being terminated if they do need to call in sick.

 Read Diana’s Story by clicking the link below:

http://weeklypress.com/phillys-restaurant-industry-is-hot-but-its-jobs-are-not-report-says-p3359-1.htm

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