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Jobs Gains Are Strong, Wages Not So Much

Wall Street Journal (05/06/13) Kathleen Madigan

Employers are relying more on temporary employees rather than hiring permanent staff, so even though the jobless rate has declined to 7.5%, some observers are concerned. Many of the recent employment gains came from the temporary-help sector and from low-wage sectors such as retail. Higher paying jobs in manufacturing were in short supply, and federal, state, and local governments cut jobs.