Around the country, hardworking women and their families are kept near poverty as a result of business practices such as just-in-time scheduling.

Demos' new report, Retail’s Choice: How Raising Wages and Improving Schedules for Women in the Retail Industry Would Benefit America, shows the impact of such practices in the retail sector, one of the top industries employing women, and one which is projected to add the most jobs in the next decade.