Low-Wage Workers in the United States: Status and Prospects

Testimony

Low-Wage Workers in the United States: Status and Prospects

Testimony Before the Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support United States House of Representatives
September 11, 2008

Abstract

This testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support describes the size and characteristics of the low-wage workforce and the jobs low-wage workers hold, the prospects for wage growth and upward mobility, and policies and programs that help support low-wage workers and their families.

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