V-"The Underpaid and Under-Protected" - Chester Goolrick and Paul Lieberman - Atlanta Constitution

V-"The Underpaid and Under-Protected" - Chester Goolrick and Paul Lieberman - Atlanta Constitution

"Ice Toters, Ministore Clerks: Over 40 Years, A Corporation's Pattern of Underpaying Workers"

by: Paul Lieberman, Chester Goolrick | publication date: December 5, 1979 | Publication: Atlanta Constitution | pages: A1

"The Atlanta-based conglomerate, whose holdings lie throughout the Southeast and beyond, changed both its primary business and its corporate name over these decades. It first grew into one of the nation's largest manufacturers of ice; then, when that market soured, it innovatively entered the emerging field of convenience stores and became a national leader in that endeavor."

Reporters look into the pattern of underpaying workers at the Atlantic Co., Inc., an Atlanta-based conglomerate that manufactures ice and runs convenience stores, whose workers it consistently under paid.

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