While wages have declined across all sectors in the years following the financial crash of 2008, low-paid workers have been hit the hardest, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) reported this week. NELP analyzed five groups of median wages in its report, titled An Unbalanced Recovery: Real Wage and Job Growth Trends (pdf). Since 2009,
‘Unbalanced Recovery’: Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US
‘These losses are part of an alarming trend toward greater inequality and a shrinking share of the economic pie going to workers’.