Americans are quitting jobs in record numbers. Several retail workers among them recently spoke with The Washington Post, describing how the pandemic led to increased hours, pay cuts and understaffed stores, frequented by more disruptive customers. “We’re seeing a wider understanding that these were never good jobs and they were never livable jobs,” said Rutgers University professor Rebecca Givan. (Washington Post 21 June 2021).
My comment: “Oh, well, I got away with it for years” (Anonymus CEO with seven figure salary). Maybe now company bosses like this will be forced to pay living wages, and a sense of fairness and equity start breaking through. But I am not putting any money on it.