WORK IN PROGRESS
Today's U.S. workforce is different from the work-force of the past:
It includes almost equal number of men and women 51% men and 49% women.
It has aged along with the Baby Boomers. There are fewer young employees (22% under age 30 compared to 37% in 1977) and more older employess. 56% are 40 or older today, compared to 38% in 1977.
It is more ethnically diverse 21% are people of color today versus 12% in 1977.
Fewer fathers are the sole bread winners --- one in three (33%) compared with 51% in 1977.
Source: Families and Work Institute
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