Low-Wage Workers Feel Worse Off Now Than During Recession
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

minimum wageAmerican low-income workers, those who make $35,000 or less annually, are generally pessimistic about their finances and career prospects, according to a new Associated Press survey.

The survey revealed that most workers at the bottom of the income food chain view their jobs as a dead end. Half were “not too” or “not at all” confident that their jobs would help them achieve long-term career goals. And only 41 percent of workers at the same place for more than a decade reported ever receiving a promotion.

Read more at Huffington Post.

Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.

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