22 Dec '11, 11am

Unemployed? You Should Be Ashamed of Yourself! | Care2 Causes

Unemployed? You Should Be Ashamed of Yourself! | Care2 Causes

So much attention is being paid to the payroll tax portion of the standoff in Congress, that less on the radar is the fact that without the passage of a bill, many will begin losing unemployment benefits after the first of the year. The House GOP is fighting their battle by claiming that they already passed a bill with a year long extension payroll tax extension that also extended unemployment benefits, too, albeit for less time than was proposed. What they are less inclined to mention in their talking points are the new rules that they want applied to unemployment that they added into their bill. In order to receive benefits, anyone who is unemployed would have to take and pass a mandatory drug test prior to receiving aid. It’s a ploy that multiple states have either proposed or at least considered when it comes to welfare benefits, but no one had thought to add it on to ...

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Buying an Evangelical Endorsement | Care2 Causes

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