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The Wall Street Journal reports that not enough people are quitting their jobs, and that a humming economy usually means a high rate of churn in the work force --- where an employee voluntarily ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
to know how gross the recent statement by Rand Paul about extended unemployment insurance really was. I cannot claim to be that person, although there were brief times where I did not know how I ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 07:30 PM PST with 44 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
The topic of extended unemployment benefits has dropped off the political radar in recent months. The newspapers are filled with happy stories. For example, there are headlines like this : ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri May 04, 2012 at 06:13 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
The rule of thumb is that if you want to know what is really important, listen for its deafening silence on the presidential campaign trial. For instance, we know all about Obama's birth ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 07:06 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
It's been a difficult year for the unemployed in this country. Come the first of January I will be one of the 2.1 million Americans to loose extended unemployment benefits should congressional ...
by Tool
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 12:54 PM PST with 16 Recommends
For working links and to sign the petition (bottom of story) go here: http://tinyurl.com/y3dlesv One difference between a McCain and Obama presidency--there should be some I keep telling myself-- ...
by electinintegrity
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 10:43 PM PDT with 12 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
Tomorrow, House Democrats are going to take another shot at restoring extended unemployment benefits. Take a moment, now, Contact your Representatives , & let each of them know just how important ...
by Hudson Duarte
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 11:18 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Almost three years ago in 2010 the New York Times wrote "It will take at least eight more years to create the 8 million positions lost during the recession. And that does not even allow for ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 11:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend