Report: The State of Working Mississippi 2012: Finds Mississippians Have Not Experienced Substantial Wage Change In Over a Decade

January 25th, 2012

Mississippi’s labor force remains one of the state’s greatest assets. However, the last ten years have made many Mississippi workers and their families feel less financially secure. As Mississippi’s economy, jobs, and workforce recover from the two recessions of the last decade, the state has the opportunity to ensure that all employers, workers, and families can advance and prosper. 

The State of Working Mississippi 2012 report describes the status of the state’s labor force, wages, income, and economic security. It also examines trends in public investments, taxes, and state revenue. The report reviews economic trends across demographic groups and concludes with a variety of strategies that can be implemented statewide.

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