ERIC Number: EJ620398
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Almost Half of Hired Farmworkers 25 Years and Older Earn Poverty-Level Wages.
Runyan, Jack L.
Rural Conditions and Trends, v11 n2 p47-50 Dec 2000
Characteristics of hired farmworkers have changed little during the 1990s. These workers continue to earn about 58 percent as much as all wage and salary workers. Data tables and figures present characteristics of farmworkers and all workers: age, gender, race, educational attainment, citizenship, region, earnings, and occupations. (TD)
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Attainment, Employment Patterns, Farm Labor, Hispanic Americans, Income, Labor Force, Low Income Groups, Poverty, Rural Population
Full text at Web site: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/rcat/rcat112.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Note: Last issue. Theme issue title: "Socioeconomic Conditions."