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Project Get Started: Comprehensive Assessment Of 1,551 Mothers With Infants On Afdc, A Project Of Milwaukee Area Technical College (1997), Francine Triplett, Lois M. Quinn
This project conducted by Milwaukee Area Technical College provides an in-depth analysis of the new populations of mothers (with children ages three to twelve months of age) that Wisconsin is now requiring to secure and hold employment as a condition of their receipt of public assistance under Wisconsin welfare policies eliminating AFDC. In all, 1,551 mothers participated in the assessment program. The three to four hour orientation and assessment process included a group session which detailed the upcoming changes in “W-2” (Wisconsin’s new system), child support policies, rights and responsibilities, followed by reading and math tests and in-depth ...
The Employer Perspective: Jobs Held By The Milwaukee County Single Parent Population: January 1996-March 1997, John Pawasarat
The Employment and Training Institute examined data files of welfare records of single parents receiving AFDC as matched against quarterly wage reports submitted by Wisconsin employers to the state (from January 1996 through March 1997). Quarterly wage reports are required from most private employers, nonprofits, and government agencies. All 42, 120 jobs held by single parent case heads in the study population were tracked over five quarters to identify job retention and employment patterns over time. Employment was heavily concentrated in the retail and service sectors which made up 80 percent of employment episodes and 67 percent of all company ...
Initial Findings On Mobility And Employment Of Public Assistance Recipients In Milwaukee County And Factors Relating To Changes In W-2 Regions Over Time, John Pawasarat
At the request of the Private Industry Council of Milwaukee County, the Employment and Training Institute examined computerized caseload data of Milwaukee County Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Food Stamps and Medical Assistance cases in December 1995 and September 1996. All analyses in this report are limited to families with dependent children and expected to work under “W-2,” the state's new welfare requirement. Caseload changes were examined for each of six “W-2” regions created by the State of Wisconsin to administer welfare programs in Milwaukee County. Use of December 1995 and September 1996 caseload data allows comparisons of ...
Employment And Earnings Of Milwaukee County Single Parent Afdc Families: Establishing Benchmarks For Measuring Employment Outcomes Under "W-2", John Pawasarat
This report tracks the earnings and employment experience for the 25,125 single parents receiving AFDC in Milwaukee County in December 1995 who are expected to work under the "W-2" new state welfare regulations. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development matched the quarterly wage files from Wisconsin employers (January 1996 through March 1997) with the AFDC population in Milwaukee County. The Employment and Training Institute then analyzed employment patterns, jobs held and earnings for each single parent in the study population. Additionally, the AFDC and public assistance status of each AFDC case was examined for December 1995, September 1996 and ...