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To assist the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, the Employment and Training Institute examined the demographics and employment history of 48,131 workers in Milwaukee County receiving federal unemployment insurance (UI) in 2nd Quarter of 2009. Five quarters of wages were examined for these workers. The workers included a number of difficult-to-serve populations (unduplicated counts): 7,232 were ex-offenders in the Department of Corrections system; 5,240 were or had been W-2 clients; 2,097 other single parents who had received Wisconsin Shares childcare subsidies; and 3,971 were other parents (with school-age children) on other public assistance (FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus).