Why Talking About Employee Poverty Makes Us Uncomfortable

Earlier this month, I asked a simple question about an apparent change in the social contract at work: Do employers care if their employees are paid so little that they require government assistance to get enough to eat?

The response was overwhelming — close to 600 comments on the HBR website, and the discussion was picked up by The Huffington Post, MSNBC, and other outlets.

What can we learn from those comments about the answer to that question?

Read the source article at Harvard Business Review

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