Service Careers Still Valued Less than 'Real Jobs'

By Julie Clawson 01-28-2009

In December an Australian cell phone company refused to sell a phone to a stay-at-home mom because she didn't have a real job. They told her it was company policy and that if she wanted a phone her husband would need to come in to buy it for her. No credit check or inquiry into her actual ability to pay for the phone

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