As a workforce sector, those earning $35,000 or less annually are generally pessimistic about their finances and career prospects, a survey found. Seventy-four percent of lower-wage workers say it is "difficult" or "very difficult" for them and their families to get ahead financially. Half thought their financial situation was somewhat or much worse than in 2008. (Tribune photo/clipart.com)
Survey: Low-wage workers gloomy about future
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession - but few are bragging.
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and TOM RAUM
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