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Julian Fisher   Photojournalist

Long HoursTrapped In The Middle : Health AssistanceRestaurant

nighttime view of gas station

Working doesn’t mean coverage: employer health plan is inadequate for family coverage, forcing the employee to apply for welfare benefits for his wife and children.


If most of my salary goes to the health insurance, how am I going to survive? The way things are right now, you need to have two people working to raise a family.

filling out forms for health insurance
father and son
mother and daughter at computer