A Better Way to Help the Long-Term Unemployed

February 10, 2015

But few government programs are able to help the long-term unemployed get back to work, said Carl Van Horn, the director of the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers.  In general, workforce programs are designed for people who haven’t been out of work for long. They provide a short burst of cash to tide people over until they can get back to work, or help young people get a degree so they can get a higher-paying job.

The Atlantic, Feb. 10

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