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12/06/2017 - Midnight Reads – The Fight to Make Bad Jobs Better

The Fight to Make Bad Jobs Better

– Vox

Vox looks at why some cities have gotten into the business of regulating schedules for retail and fast food workers.

Trump Administration Wants Workers to Share Tips; Opponents Fear Their Bosses Will Snatch Them

– The Chicago Tribune

Restaurants could soon require waiters, bartenders and delivery drivers to split tips with their co-workers or even managers if a proposed rule from the Department of Labor takes effect. The Chicago Tribune explores the potential effects.


How Dollar General Became Rural America’s Store of Choice

– FOX Business 

While other retailers focus on cities, the thriving discount chain is building thousands of stores aimed at lower-income shoppers in small towns.


The Never-Ending Foreclosure

– The Atlantic 

How can the country survive the next economic crash if millions of families still haven’t recovered from the last one? The Atlantic explores the circumstances surrounding the families still experiencing the effects of the recession.