09/04/2012 09:19 am ET

27% Of Michigan Workers In Low-wage Jobs

For millions of U.S. workers, any Labor Day weekend celebrations they enjoy may be modest at best.

That's because for far too many Americans, the only available jobs are low-wage ones.

New data from the Michigan League for Human Services, a research and advocacy organization, show that 27% of all Michigan workers, or nearly a million people, are stuck in positions where they can barely earn a living.

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