23 Aug '11, 2am

Employers Are Openly Discriminating Against the Unemployed | Care2 Causes

There are several reason this is happening (and I have been unemployed for a quite a while so I know). One is the ridiculous stereotype that unemployed people are lazy and don't want to work so why would we hire them? This comes from the few bad apples that milk the benefits system - there are some that truly don't want to work and love getting those benefits. This is a small minority and these people probably have been on benefits for a looong time. In this depression, most people were laid off of their jobs through no fault of their own. They don't like being unemployed, they don't like taking handouts - but what other choice to do they have? Let their kids starve because of some ridiculous steretype to avoid the haters looking down on them. Tough! When you are unemployed you do what you have to survive. It isn't our fault there are no jobs out there. It isn't our faults...

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