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Shoving our friends and neighbors off the financial cliff
Posted By Rob Schofield On July 1, 2013 @ 12:56 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
In case you missed it last Friday, Sabine Schoenbach had a great essay published in Raleigh’s News & Observer  on the unemployment insurance debacle. Here’s an excerpt:
“Those going over the cliff are jobseekers, first and foremost, but the job market remains grim. Despite a small improvement in the state’s unemployment rate over the last three months, jobseekers are looking for work in a state with a record number of unemployed workers who have been out of work for a record length of time. There are 4 million unemployed workers chasing just 1.4 million jobs in the entire U.S. South.”
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 a great essay published in Raleigh’s News & Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/06/28/2996646/nc-shoving-our-friends-and-neighbors.html
 Prosperity Watch: Unemployed workers still outnumber available job openings by almost 3-to-1: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/06/26/prosperity-watch-unemployed-workers-still-outnumber-available-job-openings-by-almost-3-to-1/
 Unemployment drops as 70,000-plus jobless North Carolinians face July 1 cliff (with county-level chart): http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/06/21/unemployment-rate-down-slightly-as-71000-north-carolinians-face-july-1-cut-off-with-county-level-chart/
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