From Welfare to Work

From Welfare to Work : Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

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From Welfare to Work offers an analysis of how private corporations and industries can become effective partners with government in training and hiring welfare recipients for permanent positions. Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, the book offers a compelling success story and a broad discussion of welfare reform, public policy and corporate social responsibility. It also offers a practical explanation of the specific steps needed to establish such a program, including corporate tax incentives, business and government collaborations and the special needs of welfare recipients.
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  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 143 x 217.42 x 16.26mm | 276.69g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • line figures, tables
  • 0195110153
  • 9780195110159

Table of contents

Foreword ; Acknowledgments ; Preface ; Part 1: Background ; Ch.1. From Welfare to Work ; Ch.2. Doing Good While Doing Well ; Ch.3. What Made It Happen ; Part 2: Training ; Ch.4. Planning for Success ; Ch.5. It's Staff That Counts ; Ch.6. A Win/Win Game ; Ch.7. Trainee Perspectives ; Part 3: Employment ; Ch.8. And Once on the Job ; Ch.9. The Women as Employees ; Part 4: Towards the 21st Century ; Ch.10. Where Do We Go From Here?
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