Unemployment Benefits

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 http://bud-meyers.blogspot.com/ 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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The following piece comes from Lee Weal who writes at http://wealworld.wordpress.com/. Lee is unemployed and knows firsthand the frustration, disappointment and the life-altering sting of long-term unemployment. From her blog: I’m a “99er” and for those who don’t know what that means, it’s someone who has exhausted all unemployment benefit extensions and is unable to find […]

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