Every morning when Maria Gonzales takes up her post in the produce section of a major supermarket, she does so with a lot of pride. She's a working mother who is just glad to have a job. She likes what she does as well as working with her fellow associates. She's passionate about keeping her department looking fresh and inviting.
So who's putting the squeeze on Maria and, for that matter, corporate America? It used to be the customer. They would sniff, shove and discard anything that