In the biggest tech cities, many workers are spending half their wages on rent.
A week ago, Talia Jane, a customer support employee at San Francisco-based Yelp, wrote an open letter to her chief executive, Jeremy Stoppelman, about how difficult it is for Yelp’s support staff to live in the Bay Area on the wages they’re paid.
Jane moved to San Francisco to be near her dad, and she wanted to use her English literature degree to work in media. She took a customer support...
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