Understanding and addressing the challenges of job loss for low-wage workers

Redfield, Steven
June 2005
Economic Perspectives;2005 2nd Quarter, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p67
Academic Journal
Discusses the challenges of job loss for low-wage workers in the United States. Observation that short-tenured workers are the majority of those who experience job loss; Economic status of these workers, the insufficiency of safety net programs for them and the underinvestment in training that might help them attain more reliably marketable skills; Suggestion that the low-paid workforce will be a critical resource for future economic growth.


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