Recession's Consequence: Rise of the 'Working Poor'

One-third of working families near poverty

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 15, 2013 10:37 AM CST

(Newser) – The good news: More people went back to work in the US in 2011. The bad news: Many of them took lower-paying jobs, leading to an increase in the number of working poor families that year, a new analysis shows. In 2011, there were 200,...   Read full story »


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