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Unemployed or underemployed U.S. citizens who want to work.
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The Changing Face Of The Working Poor : NPR

The Changing Face Of The Working Poor : NPR | The 8% | Scoop.it
The latest employment figures are out and they show gains in hiring. The Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy joins host Michel Martin to talk about the report, and the millions of working Americans who still fall below the poverty line.
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Last Four Years Were Worst For Public Workers Since World War II

Last Four Years Were Worst For Public Workers Since World War II | The 8% | Scoop.it
Over the last three months, one public employee has been fired for every five private sector workers that have found a job.
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Steve's HR Technology - Journal - Is it a skills gap or a bias against the long-term unemployed?

Steve's HR Technology - Journal - Is it a skills gap or a bias against the long-term unemployed? | The 8% | Scoop.it
I'd like to call your attention to what is essentially more wood for the fire of the seemingly end...
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Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Extended

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If you sell a home in Snellville at a loss, you will not have to pay taxes on the difference.
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47 weeks additional unemployment benefits for 2013, thanks to budget deal - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

47 weeks additional unemployment benefits for 2013, thanks to budget deal - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com | The 8% | Scoop.it
Arizona Capitol Times 47 weeks additional unemployment benefits for 2013, thanks to budget deal The Jersey Journal - NJ.com Since September, the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program has offered up to 47 additional weeks of...
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Rhode Island Owes Feds $200 Million for Unemployment Benefits - GoLocalProv

Rhode Island Owes Feds $200 Million for Unemployment Benefits - GoLocalProv | The 8% | Scoop.it
GoLocalProv Rhode Island Owes Feds $200 Million for Unemployment Benefits GoLocalProv Rhode Island still owes the federal government nearly $200 million from loans taken out to cover unemployment benefits, according to figures released last week by...
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Stagnant unemployment shows weak recovery - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Stagnant unemployment shows weak recovery
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Labor Department also reported a relatively paltry creation of 155,000 jobs. That's a small number but a range the nation has become all too used to.
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Evergreen Park Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall, Still Above State Average - Patch.com

Evergreen Park Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall, Still Above State Average - Patch.com | The 8% | Scoop.it
Evergreen Park Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall, Still Above State Average Patch.com Unemployment rates in Illinois dropped slightly from October 2012 to November, to 8.2 percent, and are a full percentage point compared to 2011, according to...
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Launching Low-Income Entrepreneurs | Center for an Urban Future

Launching Low-Income Entrepreneurs | Center for an Urban Future | The 8% | Scoop.it
With middle-income jobs in decline, entrepreneurship offers an increasingly promising pathway out of poverty; but few low-income New Yorkers are currently taking this route to economic self-sufficiency.
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Women's Unemployment Surpasses Men's

Women's Unemployment Surpasses Men's | The 8% | Scoop.it
For the first time in more than six years, the unemployment rate for adult women exceeds that for men.
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Inside the Radical Plan to Fight Foreclosures With Eminent Domain

Inside the Radical Plan to Fight Foreclosures With Eminent Domain | The 8% | Scoop.it
Steven Gluckstern says cities can save struggling homeowners by seizing their loans from lenders. First he has to convince one of them to take on Wall Street.
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Mortgage Debt Relief Act: Law extended for another year

Mortgage Debt Relief Act: Law extended for another year | The 8% | Scoop.it
Lawmakers managed to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act as part of their 11th hour deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. The extension means homeowners now will be excused from paying taxes...
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Commentary: Budget deal won't fix unemployment - The Detroit News

Commentary: Budget deal won't fix unemployment - The Detroit News | The 8% | Scoop.it
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Commentary: Budget deal won't fix unemployment
The Detroit News
On Friday, the U.S.
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Long-Term Unemployment Falls As U.S. Job Market Ends 2012 On A Quiet Note - Seeking Alpha

Long-Term Unemployment Falls As U.S. Job Market Ends 2012 On A Quiet Note - Seeking Alpha | The 8% | Scoop.it
Long-Term Unemployment Falls As U.S. Job Market Ends 2012 On A Quiet Note
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that the U.S. job market ended 2012 on a quiet note.
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Emergency unemployment insurance benefits deadline extended - Your Houston News

Emergency unemployment insurance benefits deadline extended - Your Houston News | The 8% | Scoop.it
Arizona Capitol Times
Emergency unemployment insurance benefits deadline extended
Your Houston News
AUSTIN – The deadline for jobless Texans to qualify for emergency unemployment insurance benefits has been extended to Jan.
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December millennial unemployment rate, 11.5 percent, worst since World War II - Central Michigan Life

December millennial unemployment rate, 11.5 percent, worst since World War II - Central Michigan Life | The 8% | Scoop.it
December millennial unemployment rate, 11.5 percent, worst since World War II
Central Michigan Life
That's a sharp increase from November's 10.9 percent millennial unemployment rate, according to statistics released by the U.S.
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