Study shows that 50% of workers in Chile earn below income poverty line

The study by Fundación Sol points out that there is a "considerable wage backwardness" in the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "54.7% of the total number of employed people in Chile, could not lift an average family out of poverty (59.9% in the case of women and 51.2% for men), which accounts for the high levels of precariousness that exist in the world of work."

This is one of the main conclusions of the study "Los verdaderos sueldos de Chile. Panorama actual del valor de la fuerza de trabajo usando la Encuesta Suplementaria de Ingresos ESI (2020)", by Fundación Sol, which points out that in the country there is a "considerable wage backwardness . . .

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