Workers worry about pay

New York -- Employees show increased levels of anxiety about their income, benefits and security, according to a new poll from Harris Interactive. Aggregated concern about these three issues rose from 56% in March to 57% in April.

In addition, 24% of workers expect to have their salary or hours reduced in the next three months; 29% expect a raise in the next three months; and 13% expect to get better retirement benefits in the next three months. Consumers with an average annual household income of $50,000 to $74,999 showed the highest levels of concern as well as the most growth in fiscal and job-related anxiety.


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