Wage gap grows between support staff at tech campuses and high-tech employees


From www.mercurynews.com |Published 08/26/2014 06:13:03 AM PDT109 Comments

By George Avalos

SAN JOSE — Amid the affluence of Silicon Valley’s highly paid technology employees, an “invisible workforce” of low-paid support staff at the region’s tech companies has emerged, making one-fifth the wages of the digital workers, according to a report released Tuesday.

Janitors, landscapers, grounds keepers, facilities cleaners and security guards working under contracts to provide support services to technology sites make about one-fifth the wages of software developers, systems software employees and network engineers, the study… read more>


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