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The reality is that creating a job and creating a good paying job are two different things. 65% of the jobs created in this latest report were low paying, in the categories of retail, hospitality and leisure, and in health services like visiting assistance to the elderly. Higher paying manufacturing lost 29,000 jobs in the month.
The bottom line is that low pay increases are resulting in declining buying power for the average American worker.
73 Straight Months of Private Sector Job Growth: http://www.dpcc.senate.gov/?p=blog&id=462
Chart Source: Interactive Chart: https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/?g=1Jf5
Where The March Jobs Were: The Minimum Wage Deluge Continues: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-01/where-march-jobs-were-minimum-wage-deluge-continues
State Minimum Wages | Minimum Wage by State: http://www.raisetheminimumwage.com/pages/minimum-wage-state