Minimum Rage: Will Gen Y’s Career Waiters Occupy the Service Industry?
Will a generation of accidental career waiters hold out for “real” jobs—or fight for the ones they have now?

Some depressing facts: Nearly half of people ages 16 to 29 do not have a job. A quarter of those who do work in hospitality—travel, leisure, and, of course, food service…The restaurant industry in particular is booming; one in 10 employed Americans now work in food service—9.6 million of us. Those numbers are growing each year. 

Read the story from GOOD’s spring issue here.

Minimum Rage: Will Gen Y’s Career Waiters Occupy the Service Industry?

Will a generation of accidental career waiters hold out for “real” jobs—or fight for the ones they have now?

Some depressing facts: Nearly half of people ages 16 to 29 do not have a job. A quarter of those who do work in hospitality—travel, leisure, and, of course, food service…The restaurant industry in particular is booming; one in 10 employed Americans now work in food service—9.6 million of us. Those numbers are growing each year. 

Read the story from GOOD’s spring issue here.

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    Sadly I think this is my life
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    THIS IS ME. Unemployed because I quit my server/waitress job. But, I wont go back to foodservice. It was such a...
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    Interesting read. I can always count on GOOD to post something unrelated to the Kardashians.
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    This is scary and all those gen x’ers were nay saying the economic standing of the country.
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    Really interesting—to finish later.
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    long article, but a great read
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    As a Gen Y kid, this article is definitely relevant to our generation. *sigh*

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