Life on $7.25 an hour: Older workers are increasingly entering fast-food industry

by Alan Feuer

Eduardo Shoy, 58, holds two jobs: a KFC and Pizza Hut deliveryman and a forklift operator. “Tired?” he asked. “I’m too busy to be tired.” Photo: Michael Appleton/New York Times

On a recent Friday evening, Eduardo Shoy left work at 6 p.m. Mr. Shoy, a deliveryman for KFC and Pizza Hut, was coming off an eight-hour shift of driving three-cheese pies and crispy chicken fingers, in an automotive blur, to private homes and businesses in central Queens.