Meaning of “welfare to work” in the English Dictionary


"welfare to work" in Business English

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welfare to worknoun [ U ]

also welfare-to-work uk us GOVERNMENT

in the UK, a government policy that helps unemployed people who are receiving money from the government to get jobs:

For some, welfare-to-work has indeed worked.
The new clubs will be staffed in part by 50,000 young people trained under the welfare-to-work programme.

(Definition of “welfare to work” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)