New Report Shows Fast-Food Workers Face Virtually No Chance of Advancement in Growing Low-Wage Industry



As fast-food workers in seven cities have walked off their jobs in recent months calling for higher wages and industry reforms,a new report by the National Employment Law Projectdocuments the limited opportunities to upward mobility for front-line workers in the fast-food industry. According to an analysis of Census data, managerial positions make up just 2.2 percent of all jobs in the fast food industry, with opportunities for franchise ownership remaining even more limited, making up just one percent of all jobs in the industry.

Published by Stephanie To