Category: Wages

More Low-Wage Jobs But Less Opportunity to Move Up

Almost half of the US workforce is considered “low-wage” and earning a median income of $18,000 per year. Who are these workers and how can we move them up into “good jobs” with higher pay and benefits?

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Data Reveals Positive Trends Despite Income Inequality

Income inequality in American has grown over the past few decades, but new data is showing signs of recovery for low-income and working-class Americans.

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Unemployment Data is Not All That It Seems – Job-Finding Data Completes the Picture

Examining the rate of job-finding by unemployed individuals can help us understand what is preventing workers from finding employment and how can economic developers connect workers to jobs.

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