Number of workers entering poverty rising faster than
employment, says Joseph Roundtree Foundation
More than 500,000 British workers have been swept into working
poverty over the past five years, according to a report that shows
the number of people with a job but living below the breadline has
risen faster than employment.
In the latest sign that the link between entering work and
making ends meet has become increasingly frayed in 21st-century
Britain, the Joseph Rowntree
Foundation (JRF) said that the number of workers in poverty hit
4 million last year, meaning about one in eight in the economy are
now classified as working poor.
Source: FS – All-News2-Economy
Four million British workers live in poverty, charity says