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Economic recovery spurs low-wage job spike

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Economic experts say the economy is starting to turn around, for the better, but certain areas of industry are making greater gains than others.

In fact, according to a new report by the National Employment Law Project, 58% of the jobs created during the recovery have been low-wage jobs in industries such as retail, food services and office clerk.

Local retailers and restaurants say they've experienced an increase in hires and sales in recent years. Tune into Monday's Focus @ 4 for a complete report.