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High heels, workers’ rights

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One of the strangest artifacts of American culture is the spiked heel as a symbol of female power. Many waitresses at America’s casinos feel otherwise. From Las Vegas to Atlantic City to the Connecticut woods, women balancing trays of drink have been forced to walk miles a day in high heels. Such labor practices, had they occurred in some faraway impoverished country, would have evoked international censure.

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