06/05/2014 12:45 pm ET Updated Jun 05, 2014

This Simple Fix Could Lift Hundreds Of Thousands Of Working Women Out Of Poverty


Lashanda Myrick, a Colorado mother of two, came to Walmart last year seeking a steady job that would help her provide for her children. Instead, she got a job that made it harder to be a mom. When she drops her young daughter off at night at her mother’s house so she can work the overnight shift stocking shelves, she thinks about how her irregular work schedule disrupts her parenting schedule.

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