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Low-Paid Workers Face Worst-Ever Financial Crisis, Study Finds

Pallets of donated canned goods at the Dare to Care Food Bank in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Pallets of donated canned goods at the Dare to Care Food Bank in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Four out of five low-paid workers say the cost-of-living crisis is the worst financial period they have ever faced, new research suggests.

More than half of 2,000 workers surveyed by the Living Wage Foundation said they have used a food bank over the past year, with many paying more visits in recent months.