WEP workers call for creation of real jobs

Reyes, Damaso
August 1998
New York Amsterdam News;08/27/98, Vol. 89 Issue 35, p4
States that hundreds of Work Experience Program (WEP) workers and their supporters occupied the City Hall Park in an effort to protest the two-year anniversary of the passage of the Welfare Reform Act, along with the call for the creation of real jobs and an end to the system of `virtual' slavery which has replaced public assistance. Comments from William Mason, co-founder of the organization, Workfairness; Impact of welfare reform on recipients of public assistance in New York.


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