Tougher welfare rules quashed

The Senate has voted to disallow tougher welfare regulations which limited the reasonable excuses job seekers could use for missing appointments.

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Chaplaincy scheme overhaul puts Canberra school welfare officer jobs in the firing line

The jobs of 25 school welfare officers in the ACT are under threat.

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Welfare board for transgenders in Maharashtra

With assembly polls in sight, it's appeasement time! On Thursday, state cabinet decided to set up a welfare board for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community. The state-level board will have divisional boards in all six revenue headquarters.

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Social workers channel Indiana Jones to deliver welfare checks to Brazil's Amazon

The orange boat racing up the Amazon River tributary is loaded with the essentials for fighting poverty in the jungle: a chainsaw and a dozen social workers.  Mr. Neves himself has praised the program, although he is unlikely to expand it through aggressive efforts such as Busca Ativa. Indeed, a study last year found that nearly three-fourths of voters want Bolsa Família to continue, though …

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Social workers channel Indiana Jones to deliver welfare checks to Brazil's Amazon

The orange boat racing up the Amazon River tributary is loaded with the essentials for fighting poverty in the jungle: a chainsaw and a dozen social workers.  Mr. Neves himself has praised the program, although he is unlikely to expand it through aggressive efforts such as Busca Ativa. Indeed, a study last year found that nearly three-fourths of voters want Bolsa Família to continue, though …

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