Gov. Rick Snyder?(R-MI)?is about as popular as a jenkem addict at a cocktail party these days, and for good reason. Not only is Michigan considering drug testing welfare recipients, Snyder signed a bill last Tuesday tying drug testing to unemployment benefits, as well. Unemployed residents who fail or refuse a drug test issued by a […]
Early last week, Sen. Warren sent a letter to the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Ed DeMarco requesting information on Sallie Mae’s misuse of a line of credit it receives from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB).
Republican leaders left North Carolina’s unemployed to twist in the wind after rejecting federal jobless benefits and enacting draconian cuts.
America is a country of over three hundred million people. As of today the official unemployment rate is 7.6%. The real unemployment rate, depending on the definition, it’s much higher – anywhere from 11% to 29%.
Unemployment recipients already face a mountain of worries. Besides overcoming the trauma of having lost their jobs, many of them struggle to make rent or mortgage payments, keep the lights on and feed their families. Now Texas Governor Rick Perry has added insult to injury by requiring that they pass a drug test before collecting […]
Texas employees are subject to what many politicians refer to as “right-to-work” laws. Before getting into how these laws specifically affect both business’ and employees, it is necessary to flesh out meaning from “right-to-work.”
Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett received some serious backlash following a remark he made during a radio interview. He said that companies are having to leave job openings unfilled due to every job applicant testing positive for drugs. Yes, it seems as if Pennsylvania’s unemployed are flying high. While the Governor may believe what he’s saying, […]