Unemployment Workers Now Facing Unemployment Themselves
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Jim Gibbons of Green Oak Township, Mich., hopes he has a job next month. He works for the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency, which just pink-slipped 177 temporary workers and plans to dismiss as many as 225 more.
"We were told about 12 noon this last Monday by our department
manager and it just hit every one of us like a ton of bricks," he said.
The next day at the office, he said, "It was like we were in a funeral
home. Solemn, quiet, very little banter." click here to read more
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