chapter  4
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JOBS: Growing Employment Instability

Mostofthesedevelopmentshaveplacedsignificantfinancialandtimebur-

densonworkers.Wagegrowthisslowerforworkerswhochangejobsfrequently.

Manywholosetheirjobsarereemployedatlowerwagesandwithfewerorno

benefits.Sincehealthandotherbenefitsaregenerallytiedtoemployment,job

instability,jobloss,andmarginalemploymentoftenleadworkersandtheirfami-

liestolosehealthinsurancecoverage.