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Here’s what workers really care about, according to poll

Working remotely on a laptop in Jan. 9, 2019. (Christie Hemm Klok/The New York Times)

About 8 in 10 workers are satisfied with their jobs, even as more than 6 in 10 say work is stressful.

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