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  • iMail , News March 22, 2012

    GOP Budget Targets Federal Jobs, Pay, Pensions

    A highly punitive anti-worker budget, put forth by House GOP members this week, is on its way to the House floor after the House Budget Committee approved the deeply-flawed piece of legislation Wednesday. The “Path to Prosperity” plan, drafted by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), calls for substantial cuts to federal jobs, salaries and

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  • iMail , News June 15, 2011

    Leo Hindery Proposes Realistic Plan for Recovery

    JOBS Now! must be the rallying cry of the 2012 presidential and congressional elections says Leo Hindery, Chairman of the Smart Globalization Initiative at the New America Foundation. “We intend to ask every candidate running for federal office in 2012, especially Mr. Obama and whomever the Republicans nominate for President, one simple question,” said Hindery

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  • iMail , News January 13, 2011

    Several States Refuse Federal Unemployment Assistance, Jobless Residents Suffer

    As many as 244,000 unemployed workers are missing out on receiving much-needed unemployment benefits, says a report by In a long and bitter battle late last year, Congress voted to extend unemployment benefits an additional 13 months in states suffering from high unemployment. But 10 states eligible to receive the federal assistance have yet

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  • iMail , News January 11, 2011

    UCubed Calls for Constitutional Jobs Amendment

    Ur Union of Unemployed is ratcheting up the fight for employment security with a campaign for a joint resolution to create a constitutional amendment that would guarantee every citizen the right to earn a living. Union of Unemployed members and their allies in every state will be urging Representatives and Senators to co-sponsor a joint

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