Katie Johnston

Katie Johnston covers workplace and income inequality for the Globe Business section. She previously wrote about travel and tourism for the Globe and worked as the paper’s music and entertainment editor.

Latest stories

Latinas’ gender wage gap is worst, study finds

By , Globe Staff

The already yawning gender wage gap becomes a chasm in some lower-income jobs, especially for Hispanic women, research shows.

Bills seek more stable hours for low-paid workers

By , Globe Staff

Unpredictable scheduling is on the rise across the country as the part-time and around-the-clock labor force expands.

Mapping tools show Boston’s disparity

By , Globe Staff

Boston’s economic disparities are well-documented, but newer mapping tools display inequalities in stark visual contrast.

In homelessness fight, study finds Section 8 pays off

By , Globe Staff

A study found housing vouchers were more effective at lifting families out of homelessness than temporary assistance programs.