Tag Archives: Rochester Unemployment Examiner

NYT to 99ers: Chances for new benefits ‘slim to none’

Senate Democrats, on six-week vacation, seem to agree Reporter Michael Luo came through this week with a story on the long-term unemployed, which was more or less a case study of how dangerous it is to lose your job in … Continue reading

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Out of work, out of sight, out of mind

In the  1930s, the jobless were big news. Now they’re invisible. Media coverage of the unemployment problem pretty much ended on July 22, when President Obama signed a bill extending coverage to 2.5 million Americans whose benefits had been blocked … Continue reading

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