Here’s a handy guide to the Democratic candidates; their positions and votes about labor.
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Jobs are necessary for people to live and eat. Barring that, they need unemployment benefits. Some in the GOP think extending such benefits is immoral.
The Republican Party doesn’t even seem to know whether it should come up with a solid poverty agenda, let alone one that could actually work.
Though the budget deal has gone through, there was one very important thing left out of it. Federal unemployment insurance runs out on December 28 and it won’t be taken care of until after the new year. That’s 1.3 million unemployed Americans who the Republicans in the House have basically […]
For those who will continue to receive benefits, the maximum benefits from go from $535 a week down to $350 a week.
Post fiscal cliff deal: If you’re collecting unemployment or extended unemployment, your earned benefits will continue unchanged.
For two to three million unemployed people, as of yesterday, Saturday, December 29th, you have received your last $400-ish per week unemployment check.
There are times when all we have left is our dignity. This isn’t a time to cling to that. You have to take care of your family.
Unemployed people waiving benefits saved the government upwards of a billion dollars during the recession.