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The working poor are working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line. Depending on how one defines "working" and "poverty," someone may or ...

Who are the working poor? - UC Davis Center for Poverty Research


In 2013, 45.3 million people were poor. The majority of the people who live below the poverty level do not work. According to data from the Bureau of Labor ...

A Profile of the Working Poor, 2013 - Bureau of Labor Statistics


A Profile of the Working Poor, 2013. In 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, about. 45.3 million people, or 14.5 percent of the nation's population, lived ...

A Profile of the Working Poor, 2012 - Bureau of Labor Statistics


among the working poor than were part-time workers. Among people in the labor force for 27 weeks or more,. 4.2 percent of those usually employed full time ...

The Working Poor: Invisible in America: David K. Shipler ...


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The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Rich ...


Apr 1, 2015 ... In reality, a large and growing share of the nation's poor work full time — sometimes 60 or more hours a week – yet still don't earn enough to lift ...

Housing and the Working Poor : Democracy Journal


To boost wages, the federal government has adopted another approach: The earned income tax credit (EITC), a wage supplement for the working poor.

Working, but still poor - The Week


Feb 2, 2013 ... Working, but still poor. The Week Staff. Some 46.2 million Americans now live in families where someone is working but earning less than the ...

Working and Poor in the USA - Center for Constitutional Rights


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1 in 3 US families classified as 'working poor,' higher for minorities ...


Mar 16, 2015 ... Almost a third of American families are low-income, with racial and ethnic minorities far more likely to be poor, according to a new report.

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Working Poor - Huffington Post


Working Poor ... Expiring Airline Miles: Just One More Way to Penalize the Poor ... How America's Super-Rich Are Draining the Poor of a Longer Life Span.

Working Poor in America - Oxfam America


A good start is to learn more about the state of the working poor in. America and the arguments for raising the minimum wage. Oxfam America has commissioned  ...

The Working Poor Families Project


Latest Publications from WPFP. Fall-Winter 2015 Brief The Future of Work for Low -Income Workers and Families. Headlines abound with “the future of work” and ...