How Retailers Mistreat Employees with Part-Time Work

Companies want you to be available 24/7, but you might only get 20 hours of paid time per week. And God-forbid that anyone gets 40 hours and qualifies for benefits.

It’s not surprising that this strategy was perfected by “the source of all evil”, McKinsey Consultants in 2005.

Opinion | It’s Not Just Wages. Retailers Are Mistreating Workers in a More Insidious Way. - The New York Times



Not even close. It existed in the 1970s and even earlier.

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