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  • iMail , News July 10, 2012

    UCubed Slams GOP ‘Chutzpah’ Over Jobs Data

    Anemic employment figures released by the U.S. Labor Department mark the third straight month of weak hiring and rounds out a poor second quarter for 2012. The real unemployment rate rose to 17.3 percent as the number of real unemployed workers increased by 463,000 in June, fueling concerns that the economy has taken a turn

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  • iMail , News May 8, 2012

    TV Worth Watching: ‘Money, Power and Wall Street’

    Three years after America’s largest financial collapse since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy is still unsteady. While some banks received huge bailouts, countless Americans are struggling. A new four-hour documentary by PBS FRONTLINE investigates what has been done (and not done) to secure America’s financial future. At the heart of Money, Power and Wall

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  • iMail , News February 9, 2012

    Battles Rage over Drug Tests for Unemployed

    Senate Democrats have offered an emergency plan for extending unemployment insurance (UI) benefits for millions of jobless Americans whose benefits are set to expire on February 29, 2012. The Democratic proposal rejects GOP calls to require jobless applicants pass a drug test and enroll in GED classes in order to receive benefits – two issues

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  • iMail , News January 6, 2011

    In Their Own Words

    As part of the effort to bring attention to the desperate plight of millions of unemployed Americans, the IAM community service project known as UCubed has compiled dozens of stories about what it’s like to struggle as a casualty of the nation’s worst economic catastrophe in more than 80 years. Click here to read from

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