layofflist on July 15th, 2011

A post from Robert Reich tells the story of how there is so little attention being paid to job creation. It’s an excellent read and it shows how both parties are not giving serious effort to the jobs crisis. They all have a job, so why worry about the 22 million unemployed and underemployed. What […]

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layofflist on June 22nd, 2011

Facebook member Pam Sexton organized a list of unemployed and 99er resources that may be beneficial to those who are looking for some assistance. If you have any other links that you would like to add, please place them in the comments section or send a note to mike@layofflist.org. Here is my list of 99er Unemployment Sites: […]

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The May BLS jobs report was discouraging for millions still seeking a job in a weak jobs market. Only 54,000 jobs were created and the unemployment rate increased to 9.1%. About 125,000 jobs need to be created each month to absorb new entrants into the workforce. With that in mind, 71,000 more jobs needed to […]

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