Majority of Blue-Collar Workers Are Happy With Their Jobs

By Gregory Bresiger | New York Post | Blue-collar workers celebrating Labor Day say they are happy with their line of work and see good things for the country, a new study says. The vast majority of blue-collar workers — 86 percent — are happy with their jobs. 85 percent believe their lives are headed in the right […]

By Gregory Bresiger | New York Post |

Blue-collar workers celebrating Labor Day say they are happy with their line of work and see good things for the country, a new study says.

The vast majority of blue-collar workers — 86 percent — are happy with their jobs. 85 percent believe their lives are headed in the right direction, and a small majority — 51 percent — say the country is headed in the right direction.

That’s according to a new study of blue-collar workers conducted by the Harris Poll.

“Our survey reveals that blue-collar workers are upbeat, and proud of the work they do,” said Express Employment Professionals Chief Executive Officer Bill Stoller, who commissioned the survey.

“While the news is often full of stories about economic anxieties, this survey shows workers are exceptionally optimistic.”

Read more at the New York Post.