Low-Income Workers Hit Hardest by Recession
Created on June 12, 2014
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The proportion of workers with full-time jobs dropped by nearly six percentage points in the bottom quintile since the recession started.
Notes: Full-time workers are those working 35 or more hours per week. Figures shown are for the fourth quarter of the given year. Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey.
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