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  •  If they cannot get a higher paid (0+ / 0-)

    gig, for whatever reasons, they are minimum wage workers. Minimum means minimum. You could have 6 degrees and still be an unskilled worker from employers' perspectives. Maybe it is true that today's least employable workers are still skilled. But if you are working for the minimum wage, and no one will give you a job for a higher wage, than you are a minimally-paid worker. By definition.

    •  Or maybe it just means (3+ / 0-)
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      fuzzyguy, misterwade, Kristina40

      that there's 5 people unemployed for every job opening. Maybe  it has nothing to do with the 'quality' of the worker at all.

      "Madness! Total and complete madness! This never would've happened if the humans hadn't started fighting one another!" Londo Mollari

      by FloridaSNMOM on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 08:24:32 AM PST

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