Created by Congress in 1979, the Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) encourages states and local governments to create work opportunities in prisons that emulate real-world jobs. PIECP programs place incarcerated individuals in a realistic work environment, pay them the prevailing wage, and help them acquire marketable skills to increase their potential for meaningful employment on release.

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