Cars line up to pick up food boxes at the Athens County Fairgrounds in Athens, Ohio, on Dec. 19, 2020.
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The U.S. economy is on the mend. But the unequal — or K-shaped — nature of the recovery persists.
While those gains have been widespread, some groups — especially low-wage workers — continue to struggle.
Employment among the bottom third of earners is still down 30% from pre-pandemic levels, according to Opportunity Insights, a joint project between…