Many economists claim the worst of the recession is behind us, but many workers in this country say they haven’t noticed yet. On the day after Labor Day, we’ll look at the state of the economy, and how it has affected and continues to affect the average American worker.

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  • Ron Bird chief economist at the Employment Policy Foundation
  • Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.

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