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- Sandy Beck worked at the Greenville
Electrolux factory for 31 years. As a
supervisor, she earned over $21 an hour,
with benefits and union protections. Working
in fast food, she makes $7 an hour without
benefits or job security. She’s at risk of
losing her home – a family farm held for
- Psychologist Richard Price directs the
University of Michigan Prevention Research
Center, which is a national resource on the
connections between job loss and health.
- Sir Michael Marmot is an epidemiologist and director of the groundbreaking
Whitehall Studies of British civil servants.
- Harvey Brenner, professor emeritus of Johns Hopkins University, has tracked
the relationship between unemployment and death rates.
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