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Addressing the Benefits Cliff

When a small pay raise for a low-income worker results in a reduction or loss of public assistance, like food or child care support, that's the discouraging impact of the benefits cliff. And it’s an issue that’s attracting attention from a growing number of U.S. chambers as they seek solutions to current workforce challenges. Hear how the Metro Atlanta Chamber and Buffalo Niagara Partnership are working to address the cliff effect in their communities. Learn about their multi-pronged approach to implement short-term changes with employers and long-term solutions through policy.