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A New Standard for American Dining

by Saru Jayaraman

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Saru Jayaraman critiques less-examined aspects of worker exploitation as a dynamic that affects restaurant dining. Jayaraman considers such topics as food preparers who must work while sick because of benefit limits, opportunity restrictions for foreign employees and sexual harassment endured by tip-dependent servers.