Less than half of all Americans say they are satisfied with their jobs, down from 61 percent twenty years ago, according to the Conference Board, a private research firm.

According to a sample of 5,000 U.S. households, the newest entrants to the workforce are also the least satisfied with their jobs. Less than 40 percent of workers under the age of 25 are satisfied with their employment situation -- the lowest percentage ever for the demographic during the survey’s 20-year history.

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