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Reason #24: Most Job Growth during the “Recovery” in Lower-Wage Occupations

August 05, 2014

Most Job Growth during the “Recovery” in Lower-Wage Occupations.  The mid- and high-wage jobs lost during the recession were replaced by lower-wage jobs.

Source: National Employment Law Project, The Low-Wage Recovery and Growing Inequality.


As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved.  The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. 

View the prior reasons here.