Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Most Americans still believe private sector workers work harder than government employees but have less job security. One-out-of-two think government workers make more money, too.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just six percent (6%) of American Adults think government employees work harder than those in the private sector, down four points from January and the lowest finding since last June. Consistent with regular surveying since 2010 are the 64% who think private sector employees work harder. Thirty percent (30%) are not sure. (To see survey questions, click here).
The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on March 3-4, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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