Survey shows high pessimism among low-wage workers

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“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#1 Mar 20, 2013
Here are a couple of tips for the low wage worker: Go to trade school in the evenings or on weekends. Go to college in the evenings or on-ine.

Then you can get a better job, earn more money, and become even more pessimistic about the future of this country.

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AP-NORC Center survey shows high pessimism among low-wage workers despite job gains

Article by: TOM RAUM and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press
Updated: March 20, 2013 - 2:14 AM

WASHINGTON - America's lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession but few are bragging.

As a workforce sector, those earning $35,000 or less annually are generally pessimistic about their finances and career prospects. Many see themselves as worse off now than during the recession, a two-part Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey of workers and employers shows.

The survey revealed that many people at the lowest rung in the workplace 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.

http://www.startribune.com/nation/199101631.h...
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#2 Mar 20, 2013
Go to college in the evenings or {on-ine.}

In your case, COLLAGE would be a waste and pretending you care about folks you underpay is hypocritical...

So dumb, IT HERTZ !!!
AntiMelting

New Richmond, WI

#3 Mar 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Go to college in the evenings or {on-ine.}
In your case, COLLAGE would be a waste and pretending you care about folks you underpay is hypocritical...
So dumb, IT HERTZ !!!
So what's your solution, pay everyone the same no matter how stupid, lazy, talentless and useless they are to society?
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#4 Mar 20, 2013
My solution doesn't include the rhetoric you need "welfare boi"....
LIbEralS

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Mar 20, 2013
AntiMelting wrote:
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So what's your solution, pay everyone the same no matter how stupid, lazy, talentless and useless they are to society?
I'm sure Slew would go for that.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#6 Mar 20, 2013
AntiMelting wrote:
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So what's your solution, pay everyone the same no matter how stupid, lazy, talentless and useless they are to society?
Pretty funny, you hate American workers, but want their votes ?? How's THAT working for you, senile dummy ???

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#7 Mar 20, 2013
AntiMelting wrote:
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So what's your solution, pay everyone the same no matter how stupid, lazy, talentless and useless they are to society?
That is exactly the solution for all the lazy assed Obamabots like the Sludge.

Best of luck to them. They will need it.
AntiMelting

New Richmond, WI

#8 Mar 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
<quoted text>Pretty funny, you hate American workers, but want their votes ?? How's THAT working for you, senile dummy ???
I didn't know I was running for anything? Hopefully not senile yet at 36.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#9 Mar 20, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
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That is exactly the solution for all the lazy assed Obamabots like the Sludge.
Best of luck to them. They will need it.
I like name calling, from a loser.... Bought more Corvairs lately ? I bought IMMR, have you seem the 96% one year increase ??? On yeah, ALL you got is name calling and working til 80....

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#10 Mar 20, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
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That is exactly the solution for all the lazy assed Obamabots like the Sludge.
Best of luck to them. They will need it.
Hey! Have some respect SL. You are talking about Thurston Slew III.
Low information, no integrity, spell check, grammar, and syntax queen, and wealthy stock trader and real estate investor.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#11 Mar 20, 2013
Pretty sad, the "gay" bit and sarcasm is all you've got ??? I make money, you make ignorant claims and wear knee-pads....
LIbEralS

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Mar 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Pretty sad, the "gay" bit and sarcasm is all you've got ??? I make money, you make ignorant claims and wear knee-pads....
"I make money" Actually, you didn't make that. But in any case, Obama wants his cut.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#13 Mar 20, 2013
I did my taxes, did you have any intelligent points ??? Of course not, you're just a child, making noises...
LIbEralS

Saint Paul, MN

#14 Mar 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
I did my taxes, did you have any intelligent points ??? Of course not, you're just a child, making noises...
Did you declare your on-line poker winnings?
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#15 Mar 20, 2013
If you're asking personal questions, STFU !!!
LIbEralS

Saint Paul, MN

#16 Mar 20, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
If you're asking personal questions, STFU !!!
I certainly hope you aren't trying to cheat the government out of your money...

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#17 Mar 20, 2013
cantmakeitup wrote:
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Hey! Have some respect SL. You are talking about Thurston Slew III.
Low information, no integrity, spell check, grammar, and syntax queen, and wealthy stock trader and real estate investor.
You are right cant. I am talking about Thurston Slew III. BTW, great name for the Sludge. Describes that loser to a "T".
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#18 Mar 20, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
Here are a couple of tips for the low wage worker: Go to trade school in the evenings or on weekends. Go to college in the evenings or on-ine.
Then you can get a better job, earn more money, and become even more pessimistic about the future of this country.
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AP-NORC Center survey shows high pessimism among low-wage workers despite job gains
Article by: TOM RAUM and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press
Updated: March 20, 2013 - 2:14 AM
WASHINGTON - America's lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession but few are bragging.
As a workforce sector, those earning $35,000 or less annually are generally pessimistic about their finances and career prospects. Many see themselves as worse off now than during the recession, a two-part Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey of workers and employers shows.
The survey revealed that many people at the lowest rung in the workplace 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.
http://www.startribune.com/nation/199101631.h...
Damm I thought that you fell off of a cliff!
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#19 Mar 20, 2013
YOU calling anyone else a loser ?? PRECIOUS !~!!

Let's meet by Hertz AT Sea-Tac and discuss it....

BTW- Enjoy your second childhood, you've earned it, by being a cranky baby....
PHD2

Minneapolis, MN

#20 Mar 20, 2013
Libertards are increasing taxes on companies.

More low wage earners to be created...

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