Work Requirements Do Not Work And Have Harmful Consequences

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The evidence from nearly two decades of rigorous research does not support the argument that work requirements have a meaningful effect on increased employment or wages. In fact, work requirements have largely had the opposite effect. They increase hardship and severe poverty for those who are unable to comply by taking away needed assistance with no commensurate increase in wages.

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