posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 07:42 AM
the people on welfare are already required to work so many hours...
a friend I had in NY was one welfare and well, was working her mandated hours at a job that the social services unit arranged for here, assisting on a
bus that ran young children to the local headstart program, of which, well, her children recieved priority when it came to acceptance to this program
because, well, she needed to work....
okay, she found a better paying job, as a personal care aide...only catch was, she had to go through a few weeks unpaid training, which she was
willing to do. but, well, she had this mandate, and for some reason, known only to social services, that unpaid traning just wasn't good enough, she
has to stick with her bus aide job till completion....
ummm...the personal care job would have paid her enough to get off welfare,
the other job was all paid for by taxpayers, bus service, gov't sponsered, headstart program, gov't sponsered.....
does this even make sense to anyone, because it certainly doesn't to me!
ya, make the people go to work in jobs that are created by the gov't specially for them to do, ah yes, that creates a need, childcare, more money
spent for more programs, of which, will provide more jobs for these people.... pay more for these people so they can have the child care, they can
have the transportation to work , so they can have the clothes to wear to work, the lunches that they eat at work, and well, still be forking over the
majority of their benefits to them because these jobs do not pay enough for them to get off the assistance!
We end up paying more and getting less!! these people (mostly single moms) were dong society more of a service, just by staying home and taking care
of their own kids!
but well, look into the welfare to work programs across the country, and you will find many non-profit groups out there that sprung up (compliments
of the US taxpayer) and are catering to the needs that was created. and then, look at the top echelon of their payroll, and you will find those who
are benefitting from our taxdollars! and, well, then look at the incentives that are giving to those who employ these people, and well, ask yourself
why on earth any business would hire a housewife who is trying to re enter the workforce with comparable skills as those who are being propped up by
the government, who needs to earn at least enough to actually pay for their childcare needs...and well, who are you gonna hire???
what happens to the housewife, who really needs to enter the workforces to keep the household finances even close to balanced??
oh, ya, she kicks her husband out and goes on welfare, so she can be in equal standing as those other's who the gov't has already propped up!!
after all, it's the only way that her kids can have their needs met short of getting a job! and the employers are going for those who are willing,
no needing to take any job, regardless of the pay, who don't have to worry about making at least enough to pay for the childcare, the transportation
cost, the clothing needs, the lunchtime meals, ect!!!!
[edit on 2-7-2010 by dawnstar]