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Millions of jobless family members have had less than an optimum Christmas thanks to the bipartisan Budget that passed recently without extending Unemployment Ins for. Great to learn in email this ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 08:42 AM PST with 18 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
UPDATED: Yesterday in a statement acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris said we've had "7.2 million private sector jobs over the last 40 consecutive months of growth" (That would be from March ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 11:23 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The Huffington Post reports that the Center for American Progress ("a pillar of the Democratic establishment in Washington") is walking away from negotiations aimed at reaching a grand bargain in ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
According to the NPR , at least 16 people, including three veteran storm chasers, were reported dead from tornadoes that recently swept through Oklahoma. That was just 11 days after the May 20 ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Actually, to be more accurate, Congress ignores everything that doesn't either pertain to themselves or their top campaign donors. Unfortunately for the long-term unemployed, they don't have ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 12:41 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The whole idea of the sequester is shared pain across the board. The congress hasn't acted to aid the long term unemployed. The congress hasn't been moved by cuts in aid to the poor or hungry. Help ...
by pbyer
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 05:46 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The trend has continued for the past 5 years, as there aren't enough jobs to keep pace with natural population growth for high school and college graduates. And of the new jobs being created, an ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 01:28 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I read this letter and thought it should be shared to all. A profound insight into America's current march toward the black hole of despair felt by millions. Not by all, the wealthy,the connected,...
by Parisgnome
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Feb 14, 2011 at 06:17 PM PST with 23 Recommends