S. 1861 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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S. 1861: Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011

Summary: A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes. (More Info)

S. 1861 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) 3,367 Twitter followers

Pathways Back to Work would support employment and job training opportunities for the long-term unemployed and low-income adults and youth, who are at great risk of being left behind as the economy recovers from the Great Recession.

Investing in such strategies is critical and timely. Nearly two out of five unemployed workers have been jobless for six months or more, and studies show that workers who have been unemployed for long periods find it increasingly difficult to secure employment. Individuals with low education and skill levels continue to experience unemployment rates that are significantly higher than those of more educated ...

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