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Why Better Wages Are Tied to Healthcare Costs

  Real, or inflation-adjusted, compensation has risen 61 percent since 1970; wages, on the other hand, have increased less than 3 percent in real terms in that period. This is a tale that has gotten short shrift in this political season. Much of the narrative of the 2016 election is about middle-class anger over the… Read More The post Why Better Wages Are Tied to Healthcare Costs appeared first on The Big Picture.
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