Workplace Petty Theft Helping Workers Keep up with the Cost of Living

Stolen GoodsBy Joshuah Creswell

Arlington, VA-Despite across-the-board pay freezes at many businesses, workers are keeping up with the increasing cost of food, gas, and other necessities by stealing basic supplies from their employers.

The DPA announced Wednesday that workplace theft will contribute to future average earnings figures, which up until this month, only reflected the base wages and benefits of US workers.

With no end in sight of current stagflation, the American workforce has found alternative ways to give themselves the wage increases they feel are justified, and thus, further stretch their paychecks.

“When I found out [that] I wasn’t getting my annual 5% raise, I felt betrayed and stuck in a helpless situation,

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