lABOR ARTS POSTS NEW EXHIBIT FEATURING THE SAFETY NET
The Safety Net Is—
- Our way of protecting the most vulnerable among us
- A social insurance program, not an entitlement program
- A tradition as old as humanity
The social safety net is a set of federal, state and local programs that provide to those in our society who need help—anyone facing extended illness, old age, infirmity, the unexpected misfortune of unemployment, disability, or the death of a wage earner.