Study: 1 In 3 Grocery Workers Receive Some Type Of Public Assistance

 

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One out of three grocery workers in California is receiving some type of public assistance while one in five rations the food he or she helps sell, according to a study released Monday.

KNX 1070′s Claudia Peschiutta reports University of California researchers – commissioned by labor union United Food and Commercial Workers – interviewed 925 people who work for supermarket chains, smaller ethnic markets or in the grocery sections of big box retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target.

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