From the press release:
Among the key findings:
• New Hampshire workers’ median wage, $17.25 in 2008, was lower in 2008 than in any of the previous five years. Hourly wages of low-wage workers declined by seven percent over the last five years.
• Full-time workers now form a smaller share of the state’s labor force, which now comprises of a growing share of involuntary part-time workers, due to layoffs and cutbacks.
• Job growth in New Hampshire has outpaced all other New England states since 2000, but manufacturing jobs continue to disappear.