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Received this e-mail from gubernatorial candidate Ed FtizGerald's (D. OH) campaign who is pressuring Governor John Kasich (R. OH) to stand up for the unemployed in Ohio:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 02:00 PM PST with 4 Recommends
So far, according to government reports, 7.5 million Americans lost their jobs in the first 6 months of 2013. Please read the first paragraph VERY carefully: According to the Bureau of Labor ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 03:31 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Exactly one year after I was laid off in 2008 the unemployment rate peaked in October 2009 , when the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate was 10.2 percent with 15.7 ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 12:36 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
"Most of Washington seemingly either forgot about the jobless, or decided that the best way to cure unemployment was to intensify the suffering of the unemployed." - Paul Krugman, New York Times (...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 01:03 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Economists have long known that disability filings go up during recessions, however, they aren’t sure why (but Fox News thinks they have the answer). One theory is that displaced workers are ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 06:09 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
(Rachel Maddow Blog) For the week ending May 26, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, seasonally adjusted initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose to 383,000, 10,000 more than ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu May 31, 2012 at 06:12 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
As we learn of yet [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2010/04/weekly-initial-unemployment-claims_08.html the latest of far too many increases in weekly unemployment claim spikes this morning], ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 08, 2010 at 07:59 AM PDT with 24 Recommends