How Policymakers Can Plan Now for a Jobs Recovery Program

A new post from the Urban Institute suggests that the impending, post-coronavirus-pandemic strains on the social safety net could be reduced through the development of federal jobs programs such as those used during the Great Depression, in the 1970s, and most recently during the Great Recession. As in the response to the Great Recession, an additional ‘emergency transitional jobs program’ could directly subsidize nonprofit jobs at existing organizations. #covid-19 #workforce

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