Boston’s parking attendants unionizing

Katie Johnston
The Boston Globe
November 12, 2014

Parking attendants around Boston, many of them from East Africa, say they face third-world conditions performing one of the faceless jobs of a first-world economy: parking cars for office workers and visitors in Boston’s booming downtown.

Paid just a dollar or two above minimum wage, the attendants say they are confined to tiny booths, alternately freezing or sweltering with the weather and enduring long shifts with little or no chance for a bathroom break.

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