• Wisconsin Business News

October 05, 2013

Wisconsin transitional jobs program helped unemployed, felons get jobs: Study

Wisconsinâ;€™s transitional jobs program has helped minorities, the long-term unemployed and convicted felons get jobs, but a study comparing the stateâ;€™s pilot program with similar initiatives in other states found that employers here were less likely to hire workers after the programâ;€™s subsidy period ended.

The Wisconsin Transitional Jobs Demonstration Program was launched in 2010 with federal stimulus dollars and continued until June. A successor program targeted to Milwaukee was funded inâ;€¦;

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