Job Loss, the Family, and Public Policy

  title={Job Loss, the Family, and Public Policy},
  author={K. Root},
  journal={Marriage & Family Review},
  pages={11 - 26}
  • K. Root
  • Published 2006
  • Business
  • Marriage & Family Review
  • SUMMARY Worker-family units in the U.S. have been impacted by significant work-related changes, including mass layoffs and involuntary job loss through shutdowns. Some post-WWII federal policies have been created to assist displaced workers adapt to job loss, thereby reducing stress in family relations. While these policies assisted dislocated workers to adjust to involuntary joblessness, there are still needs that exist for terminated workers, particularly for those individuals who desire long… CONTINUE READING
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