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And the vast majority—77 percent —of minimum wage earners belong to households that are above the poverty line.

More than 36 percent have only one wage earner, and nearly 80 percent have no wage earners at all.

By the mid-1950s, one third of all wage earners belonged to a union.

One thing was clear: that in the homes of the better paid wage-earners the mothers did not get their share of life's brightness.

The mental attitude of the wage-earners toward their income is confusing and yet interesting.

With the wage-earners' families, as with all others, the income buys that which is most desired by those spending it.

Perhaps no greater charm prevails in this world of wage-earners than the attitude toward motherhood.

Their instincts as wage-earners made them keen to see the folly of division and competition among themselves.

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On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wage-earners, such as: common people, hoi polloi, laboring class, middle america, middle class, and proletariat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.