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America’s hourly workers are increasingly focused on being able to afford to pay their day-to-day bills in today’s economic climate, pushing saving for retirement down the list of priorities for this segment of the workforce.

These are among the findings of the 2022 Future of Hourly Work report produced by Branch, a technology company that provides a workforce payment platform. The report, which Branch conducts annually since 2019, studies what employees across a variety of sectors, including retail, restaurants and health care, value in their financial, professional and personal lives. This year’s survey of 3,000 hourly employees also evaluated the impacts of inflation on this segment.

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