VIDEO: State program pays homeless people minimum wage to clean up trash

APRIL 13, 2019

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Homeless people in Little Rock are getting paid a minimum wage to pick up trash as part of a trial program being rolled out in Arkansas seeking to transition out of homelessness.

According to a local CBS station, the effort is called the Bridge to Work program.

The article goes on to state the following:

The program formed shortly after the City of Little Rock reportedly passed an ordinance last month to pay homeless people in the city minimum wage, or $9.25 an hour in the state, to help collect trash in the town.

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