Welfare Leavers Are Concentrated in Service and Clerical Jobs
Because welfare recipients tend to have less education and fewer skills than workers in general, they frequently move into jobs that require limited skill.
Research AreasEducationFamiliesSocial safety netWorkforce
TagsWorkforce developmentWorkplace and industry studiesLow-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)Welfare and safety net programsEconomic well-being
Policy CentersCenter on Labor, Human Services, and Population