Welfare law: HR's role in employment
- It Is Time to Close Welfare to New Recipients. Oliphant, Lisa E. // Business Journal (Central New York);08/25/2000, Vol. 14 Issue 34, p22
Reflects on the fourth year of enactment of the welfare reform law in 2000. Ending of federal entitlement to cash assistance; Imposition of a five-year lifetime limit on benefits; Concentration of caseload declines in urban areas; Loss of effectiveness of work requirements after the employment...
- Welfare act has altered duties of workers in welfare agencies. Leonard, Bill // HR Magazine;Aug1998, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p10
Discusses a report by the United States General Accounting Office which examined how the federal welfare act of 1996 is transforming state welfare offices into job placement centers. Training of welfare agency staff members to be job placement advisers; Search for ways to involve welfare...
- The Intersection of Race and Welfare. Gooden, Susan Tinsley // PA Times;Apr2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p4
Presents research findings on whether race impacts the way caseworkers treat welfare clients in the United States. Provision of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, a block grant of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, focused on welfare reform;...
- Paychecks or welfare checks can AFDC recipients support themselves? Burtless, Gary // Brookings Review;Fall94, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p34
Focuses on the welfare reform proposals in the United States Congress which aim to move recipients of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children off the welfare rolls and into the workforce. Earning trends among AFDC recipients; Availability of jobs for AFDC recipients; Policy responses.
- Welfare moms earn checks by tutoring at-risk youths. Tyson, Ann Scott // Christian Science Monitor;1/27/97, Vol. 89 Issue 42, p1
Reports that United States welfare mothers are offering their services as tutors in a bid to earn extra money. Where this program is being practiced; Why this program was implemented; Other jobs being accepted by welfare recipients in Chicago; Name of the program in Chicago; Comments from...
- Welfare reform: Making it work. DeMott, John S. // Nation's Business;Jun95, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p18
Discusses strategies on how to move people from welfare into productive individuals. Work attitude development; Involvement of the business sector; Cost of hiring reductions; Organization of welfare programs that require recipients to look for jobs; Establishment of an intermediary between...
- Will workfare work? Crispell, Diane // American Demographics;Nov97, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p35
Evaluates the efforts of American public officials to find jobs for welfare recipients. Disadvantages of finding jobs on public assistance; Competition for low-skilled jobs.
- A hidden source of talent. Greenberg, Herbert M. // HR Magazine;Mar97, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p88
Discusses about the effects of welfare reform on the job market. Matching career opportunities with abilities of welfare recipients; Two fundamental issues to be addressed for welfare people to find gainful employment; Projects in the late 60's and early 70's that helped welfare recipients find...
- States' emphasis on jobs over welfare appears to be working. Leonard, Bill // HR Magazine;Sep97, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p10
Present the highlights of `Incentives and Supports for the Employment of Welfare,' a report from the National Governors Association of United States. Why welfare programs seem to be working; How to get more information regarding the report.