This working paper examines possible long-run effects of the Self-Sufficiency Project (SSP) on labour force attachment. It looks at whether the requirement to find full-time work in the first year of the program in order to receive the SSP supplement caused participants to take lower quality jobs and subsequently leave these jobs.
Published: February 2004
Policy Area: Income Security - Welfare and Employment
Population: Low-income Populations - Low-skilled Workers - Social Assistance Recipients - Women - Communities and Families - EI Recipients