For Millennials, Jobs Don’t Guarantee Financial Security
By Tanya Goldman
According to the Pew Research Center, more than one in three people in today’s workforce are millennials. Despite being better-educated, millennials earn less on average than their parents as young adults. Increasingly, jobs don’t provide hardworking young people with the wages and benefits they need to care for themselves and their families. Jobs with benefits are disproportionately held by wealthy demographics, which further exacerbates income and race inequality.