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Prosperity Watch: State sees boom in ultra-low-wage jobs

Posted By Allan Freyer On June 27, 2014 @ 12:35 pm In NC Budget and Tax Center | Comments Disabled

We keep hearing that North Carolina’s economy is turning around. But while it’s true that we’re slowly making progress in replacing the jobs lost during the Great Recession, the bad news is that the overwhelming majority of these new jobs just don’t pay enough to make ends meet. In fact, many don’t pay enough to keep workers out of poverty, despite working full time. Check out the latest Prosperity Watch [1] for details.

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[1] Prosperity Watch: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/prosperity-watch-issue-38-no-4-north-carolina-experiences-boom-low-wage-jobs-great

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