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New study: Workers working harder, but wage inequality soars

A new study [1] from the N.C. Budget and Tax Center confirms what a lot of worker advocates have been saying for some time: average North Carolina workers are working harder and more productively than ever but their their wages are stagnant or falling. Meanwhile, high end jobs continue to grow, thus contributing to a two-tier labor market in which mid-level wage employment is disappearing as the jobs are outsourced overseas.

Here are the key findings:

Read the entire report by clicking here [2].