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    Default Nearly half of American workers have low-wage jobs

    A new report indicates that nearly half the working American population has a problem.

    According to a Brookings Institution analysis, unemployment may be down, but there aren't enough good jobs to go around.

    They say 44% of American workers are employed in low-wage jobs that pay median annual wages of $18,000.

    The report says their median hourly wages are $10.22. That's higher than the federal minimum wage which sits at $7.25. The minimum wage in Louisiana is also $7.25.

    That's nearly half of the American workforce who don't make what's considered a living wage. According to MIT, a living wage for a single person in Louisiana is $11.28. The poverty wage for a single adult with two children is $9.99.

    This isn't just a problem for workers who are young or inexperienced, according to the report. The low-wage workforce is primarily made up of post-college age adults and older Americans.

    So much for the shills and their praise of Trump's great economy.
    Last edited by Cinnabar; 12-08-2019 at 08:22 AM.
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    Let’s face it, guys: We’re done.

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    This is why our separation in all but name is necessary.

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