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  • iMail , News April 10, 2012

    Tell Congress to Stop UI Debit Card Fees

    Prepaid bank cards provide the jobless easy access to their benefits and can help those without a bank account avoid check-cashing fees and the risk of carrying cash. However, Big Banks are stinging too many unemployed Americans with unnecessary and hidden costs. Of the 40 states that have switched from paper checks to prepaid debit

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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 January 5, 2012

    Boeing to Close Military Aircraft Facility in Wichita

    In a move that will cost 2,100 jobs, the Boeing Company announced this week it will close its military aircraft plant in Wichita, KS and move the work to Texas and Oklahoma. The IAM represents about 450 members at the facility, which performs modifications of military aircraft, in addition to work on Air Force One.

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  • iMail , News October 6, 2011

    New Government Plan to Fix Economy: Import Shoppers

    On the eve of voting on trade deals that will send even more North American jobs overseas, the Washington Post reports that “for the first time, lawmakers, businesses and even White House officials are courting consumers from cash-rich countries such as China, India and Brazil to fill the nation’s shopping malls and pick up the

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  • iMail , News September 8, 2011

    Union of Unemployed Demands Real Solutions in Obama Jobs Speech

    Union of Unemployed (UCubed) calls on the White House to deliver real, robust and immediate solutions to our nation’s jobs crisis in tonight’s presidential address on jobs. “Tonight America’s jobless will be looking for one ray of hope,” said UCubed Executive Director Rick Sloan. “They’re desperate. They want to turn their lives around. They want

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