Promoting Opportunity: Findings from the State Workforce Policy Initiative on Employment Retention and Advancement. By Carol Clymer and others. (Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 2005. 47 p.
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["Although implementation of retention and advancement strategies is challenging and more research regarding effective practices needs to be completed, the results of the initiative suggest that investing in retention and advancement strategies is viable and has the potential to benefit low-income workers. Our documentation of participant, program and policy outcomes throughout the initiative provides information and ideas for state and local officials to consider should they be interested in refining welfare reform and workforce development systems to help the working poor augment their income."]