Policy alternatives are offered that might decouple the safety net from specific characteristics of work, thus providing more comprehensive coverage to workers with reasonable labor force attachment. A federal employer health insurance fund would allow firms to cover their workers for a fraction of current costs, and lifetime unemployment insurance units earned over time would allow workers to access benefits when they are most needed.In the shadow of the poorhouse: A social history of welfare in America. ... U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Kenney ... Working paper for the project on the Public Economy of Work, University of Chicago School of Social Serviceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Spells of Vulnerability: Nonstandard Work and the U.S. Social Safety Net|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|