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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  for details.
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URLs in this post:
 Prosperity Watch: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/prosperity-watch-issue-38-no-4-north-carolina-experiences-boom-low-wage-jobs-great
 Prosperity Watch: Not enough families earning enough to make ends meet : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/06/19/prosperity-watch-not-enough-families-earning-enough-to-make-ends-meet/
 Prosperity Watch: Hard work fails to pay off for North Carolina’s workers : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/05/prosperity-watch-hard-work-fails-to-pay-off-for-north-carolinas-workers/
 Latest Prosperity Watch: Metro areas still waiting for jobs comeback : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/12/latest-prosperity-watch-metro-areas-still-waiting-for-jobs-comeback/
 Prosperity Watch: Hard work not paying off for single moms : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/19/prosperity-watch-hard-work-not-paying-off-for-single-moms/
 Prosperity Watch: Income inequality continues to soar in North Carolina : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/26/prosperity-watch-income-inequality-continues-to-soar-in-north-carolina/
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