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Pay gap widens between fast-food employees, CEOs

Posted: December 30, 2012 at 2:26 a.m.

Tyree Johnson, 44, watches a slow-moving train pass as he makes his way to work at a McDonald’s in Chicago. Johnson has worked at various McDonald’s restaurants for two decades but still makes minimum wage.

Tyree Johnson scrubs up in a McDonald’s bathroom and puts on fresh deodorant. He then stashes his toiletries in a travel bag and hops on an El train. His destination : another McDonald’s.

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Business, Pages 61 on 12/30/2012

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