Low paid workers are not paid enough to live healthily, Marmot says

@article{Torjesen2014LowPW,
  title={Low paid workers are not paid enough to live healthily, Marmot says},
  author={Ingrid Torjesen},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={348}
}
  • I. Torjesen
  • Published 4 March 2014
  • Economics, Medicine, Political Science
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
There are now more working households living in poverty than households where all of the adults are unemployed, because people with the lowest paid jobs are not being paid enough, said Michael Marmot, who led a government commissioned review into tackling health inequalities.1 Marmot, director of the Institute of Health Equity at University College London, noted that although five of the six policy actions that the Marmot review had concluded were needed to tackle health inequalities had…