Wages for both health and financial well-being, which ties closely to the theoretical pathways suggested by the investment and family stress models ( becker & tomes, 1986 elder, 1997 . Effects of low-wage employment on family well-being toby l parcel elizabeth g menaghan abstract assumptions about the processes that link a mother’s employment to the development of.
Job insecurity is the perception of being threatened by job loss (mohr, 2000), which can have consequences on an individual’s health and well-being the fear of job loss has a significant impact on physical and mental health the effect on mental health is greater than the effect on physical health (sverke, hellgren, & näswall, 2002. How can low wages affect employees in an organization in “effects of low-wage employment on family well-being,” ohio state professor toby l parcel cites a 1984 study of parent-child relationships that suffer as a result of low wages and states: “low wages limit the material resources parents can provide for their children, and low. The authors conclude that, while maternal employment is not necessarily harmful, if welfare recipients find only low-wage, stressful jobs, working may prove costly for both family and child well-being.
Employed in low-wage and lower quality jobs show less favorable outcomes than their counterparts in families with higher-paying, higher quality jobs (moore & driscoll, 1997 parcel & menaghan, 1990) this raises some concerns about the effects of employment in low-wage, low-benefit jobs ie, those into which most single mothers might transition. Research on minimum wages suggests modest and mixed economic effects: decreases in employment can offset, partly or fully, wage increases, and modest reductions in poverty rates may fade over time few studies have examined the effects of minimum wage increases on the well-being of families, adults, and children. Low wages are associated with increased stress, low self-esteem, and a greater tendency to engage in unhealthy behaviors like smoking the health effects of low wages become a vicious cycle, in which poor health hinders employment and income growth. 2 the effects of a minimum-wage increase on employment and family income february 2014 cbo table 1 estimated effects on employment, income, and poverty of an increase in the federal minimum wage, second half of 2016 source: congressional budget office based on monthly and annual data from the census bureau’s current population survey a.
Sixty percent of workers with nonstandard hours work in low-wage jobs parents working nonstandard hours have a difficult time finding stable childcare arrangements because few child care centers operate much outside standard work hours and even fewer are open on weekends. The effects of a minimum-wage increase on employment and family income summary increasing the minimum wage would have two principal effects on low-wage workers most of them would receive higher pay that would increase their family’s income, and some of those families would see their income rise above the federal poverty threshold. In “effects of low-wage employment on family well-being,” ohio state professor toby l parcel cites a 1984 study of parent-child relationships that suffer as a result of low wages and states: “low wages limit the material resources parents can provide for their children, and low wages can produce feelings of distress that affect parent.
Analyzing over 100 different data sources, the new study, how youth are put at risk by parents' low-wage jobs, estimates that nearly 16 million us families are headed by parents working low-wage jobs and that 1 in 6 adolescents alone live in such households. It looks like you've lost connection to our server please check your internet connection or reload this page. Journal of ecoi elsevier journal of health economics 17 (1998) 85-104 the effects of low-pay and unemployment on psychological well-being: a logistic regression approach i theodossiou department of economics, unit, ersity of aberdeen, edward wright building, dunbar street, old aberdeen, ab24 3qy, uk received 1 june 1995 accepted i march 1997 abstract the paper explores the relationship between unemployment and mental distress.
Calls for minimum wage increases—at the federal, state, and local levels—are based on the premise that rises in the minimum wage will improve the economic well-being of low-paid workers this has become an important policy prescription in movements to combat poverty. Raising the minimum wage would increase family income for many low-wage workers, moving some of them out of poverty but some jobs for low-wage workers would probably be eliminated and the income of those workers would fall substantially. In addition, studies have found that low-wages have particularly harmful effects on families, children, and workers’ health, which, in turn, are additional barriers to workers getting better jobs much research suggests that workers in low-wage careers are less likely to marry and more likely to divorce and experience family instability single parents generally have lower living standards than two-parent households, and this hits single mothers especially hard.