Professor Mary Gatta Publishes Op-Ed on Economic Security of Retail Workers

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December 9, 2019 | Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, In the Media

Jacksonville.com published Associate Professor of Sociology Mary Gatta’s op-ed titled, “Retail workers deserve economic security.” In the article, Professor Gatta discusses the financial challenges retail workers face, which execerabate during the holidays. gatta states that using the Basic Economic Secrurity tables Index as a benchmark,  48 percent “of all adult retail workers in Florida live below economic security for their family type.” She calls for a new policy agneda that would imrove economic security for retail workers.