workfare

[wuhrk-fair]
noun
a governmental plan under which welfare recipients are required to accept public-service jobs or to participate in job training.

Origin:
1965–70; work + (wel)fare

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workfare (ˈwɜːkˌfɛə)
 
n
a scheme under which the government of a country requires unemployed people to do community work or undergo job training in return for social-security payments
 
[C20: from work + (wel)fare]

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Workfare obligations are determined by dividing the household's allotment by the minimum wage.
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