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.

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Making $50,000 a year and still barely getting by in Boston

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With no savings and no safety net, this single mother hangs on by a thread as she seeks a stable life for her three kids.

UK was biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston. Now it’s China.

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Boston’s first sales mission to China comes as the country overtakes the UK as the top source of overseas visitors to the Hub.

More families are struggling with poverty in Boston’s affluent suburbs

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Many suburbs around Boston are known for their comfortable lifestyles, but interspersed is a growing number of families struggling to get by.

Would you give up pay for more family time?

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Companies that don’t consider their workers’ family needs risk losing valuable employees, many say, especially as more firms add benefits.