Labor & Work-Life Issues

Here's Your Diploma. Now Here's Your Mop.

Noah Pylvainen

Sam Fanning graduated from Eastern Michigan U. last year and is now a custodian there.
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Eastern Michigan University gave Sam Fanning a degree in network and information-technology administration last December. A month later, after he couldn't find work, it gave him a job as a custodian in the student center.

Mr. Fanning feels fortunate...

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