Workfare

(redirected from Work for welfare)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Workfare

A somewhat informal term for government benefits or other aid given in exchange for state-sponsored work. Workfare labor may or may not be compensated, but, if it is, the government is responsible for payment. Workfare contrasts with welfare, in which recipients have few requirements beyond low income.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Speaker and Deputy Speaker hoped that they will work for welfare of the journalist community and freedom of press.
He expressed his hope that they would work for welfare of journalist community and freedom of press which essential for strengthening democracy in the country.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Defence, Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan has said that Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), government will continue work for welfare, economic progress and democracy in Pakistan.
He emphasised the need to work for welfare and protection of children.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government would continue work for welfare of the masses.
Nazim assured that he would continue work for welfare of the people of the area, adding more development packages and projects would be initiated in the district in order to bring it at par with other areas of the
He said while following the footprints of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto, the party chairman Bilawal would work for welfare of poor people.
He urged the elected representative to work for welfare of the people.
In his remarks after the announcement of results, newly elected President Shahryar Khan vowed to work for welfare of the journalist community, adding that new schemes would be introduced for the welfare of journalists.
He hoped that they would work for welfare of local journalists besides upholding journalistic ethics.
Agendaless PTI has nothing to deliver and work for welfare of the commonman, he added.
Murtaza Javed Abbassi hoped that they will work for welfare of journalist community and freedom of press.