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Resource ID: #20080
Subject: Employment
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
Date: Aug. 21


The Journal reports on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, an incentive aimed at encouraging employers to hire people on welfare. The story focuses on Aramark, a company employing about 100,000 low wage workers in food courts, hospitals and convention centers. The well-intentioned idea, however, was not working. Aramark and other companies found the requirements were too tough.

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