Economy Has Failed 90% of All Workers

  • A new report from the nonprofit Rand finds that the median salary would have been as high as $102,000 for a full-time employee if wages increased at the same pace as GDP.
  •  As wage growth stalled for 90% of workers, the average incomes of the top one percent increased at a whopping 300% of the rate of economic growth.
  • “Unlike the growth patterns in the 1950s and 1960s, the majority of full-time workers did not share in the economic growth of the last forty years,” the report’s authors wrote. 

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