Barbara Ehrenreich: The Minimum Wage Job

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Individual’s attitude definitely makes or breaks how they feel about their jobs. In addition, the workers’ attitudes and need result from their reason for working. Most of the employees in Gig work simply because they want to remain busy or they knew what they like, enjoyed or had the addition qualifications for those jobs. However, Ehrenreich worked the minimum wage jobs because she needed to support herself, keep food on the table and a roof over her head. Although all of the different workers dealt with the same situations, they each varied slightly. The different needs for employment definitely impacted each worker’s attitude. Each of the employees in Gig loved their jobs and learned how to deal with the less-than-perfect aspects of each.
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