Story: Occupational structure

Fast food workers (1st of 2)

Fast food workers

‘Would you like a career path with that?’ Service workers in the fast-food industry – such as (from left) Tony Archibald, Samantha Noys and Adrian Hailwood, who all worked at McDonalds in Lower Hutt in 1987 – are, on average, much younger than the average of the total New Zealand workforce.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1987/4588/7A
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Occupational structure - Qualifications and age', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2020)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010