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Capitalism and Economy
staff | St. Pauls, Minnesota | 9/04/14
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) gathered outside Governor Mark Dayton’s mansion here, Sept. 4, to demand the governor, along with the...
staff | Washington, DC | 8/22/14
Unemployment rates ticked upwards in 30 states, according to an Aug. 18 report from the federal government’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Fight Back! Editors | United States | 8/12/14
Tired of living paycheck to paycheck, not able to put aside any savings for a rainy day or the future?
staff | Washington, DC | 7/20/14
Data released by the federal government July 18 show that many states continue to suffer from consistently high rates of unemployment.
staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/19/14
Noting that hundreds of thousands of the long-term unemployed are veterans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged fellow legislators pass a measure to...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/08/14
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stated in a June 6 press statement, “It is my hope that Congress can still act on extending unemployment. This vital...
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/06/14
On June 6, the Labor Department released the May report on the job market. While the unemployment stayed the same at 6.3%, a broader measure, called the...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/21/14
House speaker John Boehner (R-OH) still refuses to allow a vote on legislation to restore unemployment compensation to the long-term jobless.
Secretary of Labor Perez willing to meet with Rep. Boehner on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC)
staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/11/14
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez urged an immediate vote on bill to extend benefits for the long term jobless in a May 7 letter to Republican House Speaker...
staff | Washington, D.C. | 4/27/14
House Republican leadership is still blocking legislation to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC).