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Friday, March 11, 2016

The Cost of Being a Low-Wage Worker

There is an enduring myth that people who rely on public assistance are unwilling to work. However, there are 41.2 million working Americans (nearly 30 percent of the workforce) who receive public assistance—and nearly half of these workers (19.3 million) have full-time jobs...Americans are working harder, more productively, and with more education than ever, but are treading water. Read more > from the Economic Policy Institute...