In a basement supply room at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, William Glover-Bey gathered a radio, dust mop and gloves. It was 11 p.m., and he was preparing for the overnight shift, cleaning floors in the emergency department.

Glover-Bey, 59, was coming up on a year in the job. He’s trained as a drug addiction counselor, but he had been out of work for two years before landing here.

By: Amy Scott, Marketplace

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