‘How are we supposed to live?’: fast-food workers squeezed by inflation - short news
Workers at big chains struggle to make ends meet as prices increase but their wages have not
Minerva Rodriguez has worked at McDonald’s in Houston, Texas, for more than 23 years. She is paid $12 an hour and says she is doing the work of two to three people because the restaurant is chronically understaffed. Now she, like many Americans, is facing another crisis: runaway inflation. And while she has noticed the food prices at her store have increased, pay has not.
source: The Guardian - 03.07.2022