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Report: Companies profit by investing in workers

By Alejandra Cancino | American Apparel is one of 12 companies that increased profitability by investing in employees at the bottom of the ladder, according to a report by Dr. Jody Heymann, the founding director of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy.

That growth defies the common perception that investing in low-tier employees is an unnecessary expense, according to the report titled “Profit at the Bottom of the Ladder.”

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