Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hamilton Project Paper Finds Work Requirements Would Punish Working Recipients

Posted on Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, October 16

A new paper from the Hamilton Project finds that the majority of SNAP and Medicaid recipients who would be subject to new work requirements are already part of the labor force – but would periodically struggle to comply with a 20-hours-per-week threshold because of the volatile or seasonal nature of their jobs. See the article here: