Ann Jacks quit her job as a restaurant chef in North Carolina, started her own business and worked 80 hours a week for two years, before exhausting herself and her patience. She shut down the company and, in November, returned to her old job. It paid a dollar an hour more than it did when she left it.
"Fed Officials Worry the Economy Is Too Good. Workers Still Feel Left Behind." is from the April 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.