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How does the American Rescue Plan strengthen the nation’s #SocialInsurance system? A Statement by Board Chair @WMRodgersIII and Vice Chair Renée Landers of @SuffolkLawProfs Image
#UI The intentional inclusion of workers in non-traditional work arrangements: contract, "gig", and self-employed workers, means that the millions who have historically been misclassified, and are disproportionately workers of color, women, & immigrants, will now be protected.
#ChildTaxCredit This groundbreaking expansion establishes a guaranteed minimum income for U.S. families with children – a major, if temporary, step toward the #AssuredIncome that our Economic Security Study Panel has spent the past 18 months assessing
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 02/08/2021…
Gambling research: The 'fun' can stop with unemployment, ill-health and even death…

#death, #gambling, #unemployment
Boomers: A book event with Helen Andrews and Michael Dougherty | American Enterprise Institute - AEI…

#boomers, #AEI, #book
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1 In January 2019, #Tunisia approved a law that reformed its social assistance system and established the Amen Social. The new social registry is the backbone of the system to be put in place to ensure a minimum income to the poorest. See Photo: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo CC BY 2.0
2 The new registry was built on top of the previous one used to assess eligibility for the PNANF/AMG1, a #CashTransfer + free health care for extreme poor hh heads unable to work; and the AMG2, which offers subsidized health care for vulnerable hhs.
3 In a 2019 study about the feasibility of a #socialprotectionfloor in Tunisia, CRES – a local think tank – has shown that 34.7% of the working age population did not have any income security. See table 4 below from their publication:
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The @WaysMeansCmte hearing on #paidleave is getting started, and I am eager to hear how the #research enters the #policy debate!

@WaysMeansCmte Republican @RepKevinBrady talks about the multiple proposals for #paidleave. Read more about evidence-informed policy provisions, which include #caregiving and #medical leave as well as leave for #newchildren:…
@WaysMeansCmte @RepKevinBrady @RosaDeLauro notes that low-income Americans struggle to afford paid leave. Indeed, research finds that 57% of employees earning $30,000 or less take on debt after a partially compensated or uncompensated #caregiving leave.…
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