TITLE

Workfare: No cure for the jobless blues

AUTHOR(S)
Toupin, Lynn
PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
Canadian Dimension;Feb/Mar96, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers arguments against using workfare in Canada's public welfare system. Ways in which workfare undermines the wages and working conditions of regular employees; Reasons why the general public considers workfare a good idea; Efforts by the National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) to counteract workfare.
ACCESSION #
9601297505

 

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