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The state of the target population or the social conditions that a program is expected to have changed. The time period under which outcomes are measured varies by study.

People’s opinions or feelings, particularly about their job, workplace, or employer, though this varies from study to study

Outcomes related to programs designed to reduce employment below the minimum age established in national legislation, though this varies from place to place and study to study.

Payment a person receives in return for work performed during a certain period of time. Payment might be calculated in terms of a salary, commission, hourly wage rate, or piece rate basis, and people might receive payments on various schedules (such as weekly or every other week). 

Increases in educational accomplishments or skills as reflected by years of schooling; accumulation of educational credits; or receipt of diplomas, degrees, certificates, or certifications

The act of a person receiving nonwage compensation from employers such as paid leave, supplementary pay or bonuses, insurance benefits, and retirement benefits

Working or obtaining work for pay from an employer, or for profit or fees in one’s own business

The degree to which workers are free from illness or injury and are in a state of physical, mental, and social well-being in the workplace. This is maintained by identifying and controlling the risks arising from workplace hazards.

Receiving benefits from the government, such as unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Social Security, and Medicare

Programs and education to build knowledge and skills that prepare people for general employment or specific jobs or occupations