Fast Food Nation

Takeoka roy teranishi patrick j williams and akio

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Unformatted text preview: ered on the job — and sixty-nine restaurant workers were murdered on the job, mainly during robberies. The vast majority of restaurant robberies occur at fast food restaurants, because they are open late, staffed by teenagers, full of cash, and convenient. The homicide figures are cited in Eric F. Sygnatur and Guy A. Toscano, “Work-Related Homicides: The Facts,” Compensation and Working Conditions, Spring 2000. more attractive to armed robbers than convenience stores: See Laurie Grossman, “Easy Marks: Fast-Food Industry is Slow to Take Action Against Growing Crime,” Wall Street Journal, September 22, 1994; Kerry Lydon, “Prime Crime Targets; Highly Publicized Restaurant Crimes Have Drawn Both Criminal and Customer Attention to Security Lapses,” Restaurants and Institutions, June 15, 1995; Milford Prewitt, Naomi R. Kooker, Alan J. Liddle, and Robin Lee Allen, “Taking Aim at Crime: Barbaric to Bizarre, Crime Robs Operators’ Peace of Mind, Profits,” Nation’s Restaurant News, May 22, 2000. at 7–Eleven stores the average robbery: Cited in Scot Lins and Rosemary J. E...
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