Job Loss

Just prior to Veterans Day Congress actually seemed to find the will to act responsibly and overwhelmingly passed a veteran’s jobs bill. This bill awaits President Obama’s signature. While the feckless media touted this legislation as indication that both sides of the political isle can work together when it concerns helping the country’s military service […]

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The following White House petition was written by Bud Meyers who is an advocate for 99ers and the long-term unemployed. He writes his own blog at that is worth a read, since he is so close to the action surrounding the unemployment crisis facing this nation. Please take the time to read and sign the following petition. 5000 […]

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Originally posted at AlterNet Where are the jobs? That question is on the minds of millions of Americans who have lost jobs during the Great Recession. During this historically lean jobs creation period, finding a new job often requires thinking outside the box. And you can’t think much further outside the job search box than […]

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