Friday, January 21, 2022

'Massive anxiety': 75% of workers at huge grocer struggling to make ends meet

More than three-quarters of workers in the Western United States at a major grocery chain said they suffered from "food insecurity," as defined by the federal government, according to a survey.

"Food insecurity" means they couldn't afford balanced, healthy meals. Half of those who told surveyors they struggled to make ends meet said they had very low food security or sometimes went hungry, reported the Seattle Times.

In addition, 14% of the surveyed workers say they are homeless or have been homeless in the last year.