Low-Income Workers and Families Hardest Hit by Economic Decline Need Help Now

Publication Date: June 2008

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Neil Ridley; Elizabeth Lower-Basch; Matt Lewis

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


American workers and families are being squeezed between a declining labor market and increasing costs for food, fuel, and other basic needs. This paper describes the economyÂ’s impact on vulnerable adults and youth, and lays out recommendations for action that can make a real difference in the lives of low-income workers and their families.