Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

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Insight: Low-Wage Workers

  

Low-wage workers know they have to enhance their skills to escape low-wage jobs, but long hours and multiple jobs make skill-building and education nearly impossible, according to a new policy brief released by the Center for Poverty Research at the University of California, Davis. Joining us to talk more about the research are the authors of the brief, Victoria Smith, a UC Davis professor of sociology and a  faculty affiliate for the Center for Poverty Research, and Brian Halpin, a graduate student in sociology at UC Davis. 

Low-wage Work Uncertainty often Traps Low-wage Workers