Turning welfare workers into city employees

Cook, Christopher D.
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/11/99, Vol. 91 Issue 53, p3
Focuses on a San Francisco, California proposal that would count workfare as job experience in the civil-service sector. Details of workfare, in which people work for cities in return for welfare checks; The difficulty such people have in finding real jobs after being in a workfare program; How workfare people insist they are doing public-sector work without the employment status and compensation.


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