Fast Food Nation

Jefferson fast food firm ousts karcher as chairman

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Unformatted text preview: . the final remains of one out of every nine Americans: Cited in Erin Kelly, “Death Takes a Holiday,” Fortune, March 15, 1999. “We have found out… that we cannot trust”: Quoted in Love, Behind the Arches, p. 144. 6 America’s largest private employer: The health care industry employs more workers, but a large proportion of them work at publicly owned and operated facilities. See “Employment by Selected Industry, with Projections 1986–2006,” Statistical Abstract, p . 429. the real value of wages in the restaurant industry: See Patrick Barta, “Rises in Many Salaries Barely Keep Pace with Inflation,” Wall Street Journal, February 1, 2000. roughly 3.5 million fast food workers: The figure was supplied by the National Restaurant Association. by far the largest group of minimum wage earners in the United States: Interview with Alan B. Krueger, professor of politics and economics at Princeton University. The only Americans who consistently earn: Fast food workers are at the bottom of the restaurant industry’s pay scale, and the industry pays the lowest wages of any nonagricultural endeavo...
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