This Labor Day, remember the millions of Americans who don’t know the next time they’ll get called in to their jobs.
By Sarita Gupta / OtherWords
For millions of working parents like me, the juggling act between our homes and offices gets even more frantic as our kids head back to school.
My daughter just started kindergarten. Some days, I’m proud of how my husband and I manage the demands of our jobs while also taking care of her and my parents. Other days, life happens — the train’s late, a deadline surfaces, a meeting gets rescheduled — and it all falls apart.
This Labor Day, I’m grateful that I’ll be able to spend time with my family and take a break from the demands of this time of year. But I’ll also be thinking about the working people across the country who don’t know the next time they’ll actually be working. [Read more…]