6/06/2012 05:30:00 PM

Quote of the Day: Only 13.5% of Food Workers Make a Living Wage

"Just 40 percent are earning enough to put them over the local poverty line. And only 13.5 percent of food workers -- fewer than one in seven -- are earning what the report calls a living wage, an income at least one and a half times as high as the local poverty threshold."

-Grim statistics from a new report by the Food Chain Workers Alliance on the American food industry. [HuffPo]


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