In July 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), passed by Congress with an overwhelming bipartisan majority, was signed into law by President Obama.
Unpredictable, unstable, and inadequate work hours wreak havoc on many lower-wage workers' lives. Data make clear that these job schedule challenges are widespread and their effects on access to child care, education, and economic stability are crushing. While the numbers make a compelling case on their own, it's workers' personal stories that truly give voice to the need for public policy solutions.
A list of CLASP resources about SNAP Employment and Training programs.
"Andrea" shares her story about the negative impact of unfair job schedules.
Shared Vision, Strong Systems: The Alliance for Quality Career Pathways Framework Version 1.0
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After 32 years of distinguished service as CLASP’s executive director, Alan Houseman will retire at the end of 2013. He leaves behind a strong, vital organization that transformed the lives of millions of low-income people under his leadership.
In 2013, CLASP and COWS developed profiles of adult workers in every state who are in need of better skills and wages.
CLASP provides a membership list four our Alliance for Quality Career Pathways (AQCP) National Advisory Group.