Race in Colorado

Losing Ground: The Cliff Effect

Special | 24m 46s

A little-known snag in Colorado state and county law can put some families in economic jeopardy if they accept a raise or promotion at work. The disturbing phenomenon can actually thwart a low-income family’s rise toward financial self-sufficiency because work support benefits such as child care can be lost with a raise as small as $1 an hour.

Aired: 06/13/13

Rating: NR

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