My Truth column for July 13 is now on-line.
Some people on the dole fail drug-tests and subsequently miss out on a job. So they stay on welfare. Is that OK? The current government doesn’t think so. That’s why new
legislation proposes sanctions – a reduction in benefit – when it
The legislation does not propose drug-testing all beneficiaries as a
condition of eligibility for ongoing support. That’s jungle drum stuff.
There’s another problem with benefits and substance abuse though.
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