Last week’s Unemployed & Underemployed Support Group welcomed a guest facilitator, Dr. Tom Hodgson, whose topic was depression during the holidays due to difficult circumstances in your life. We had a great conversation, with our caring members offering each other advice and consolation. One thing came up that many people can understand: why do friends [...]
A little fun and humor is essential in facing the challenges of life, hence the two following stories.
Come one! Come all! The Unemployed & Underemployed Support Group is hosting a phonecalling/letterwriting party this coming Thursday, December 9th from 4:30 — 6:00. We will be urging all senators to support the extension of Unemployment Benefits. Millions of Americans on extended UI could be losing benefits this holiday season unless we act now. This [...]
Our friends at National Employment Law Project and the a few of their pals (notably the other 98%, True Majority, Americans for Responsible Taxation and US Action) are asking everyone to contact their Senators tomorrow, Tuesday November 16, to support those Americans who are unemployed and about to lose their Unemployment benefits. Here is their [...]
Our friends at NELP, the National Employment Law Project, have created a website for job-searching people. called Unemployed Workers. We’re asking you to go there, employed or not, and sign the petition, urging Congress to extend Unemployment benefits for those workers who are threatened with their loss this November 30. According to the site, “Combined [...]
Then listen to Bev Abplanalp who is being interviewed on WHCU 870 AM about our new Unemployed and Underemployed Support Group. Bev, along with Mike Roenke, is the facilitator of that group. Their first meeting is Thursday at 4:30 here at the Workers’ Center. Hopefully, many unemployed people will be able to join the group [...]
Unemployed or underemployed? Could you use some support from people who have been there? Workers’ Center Community Union Organizers have stepped forward to help others who are dealing with all the issues surrounding unemployment. Come to the inaugural meeting, Thursday June 17th at 4:30-6:00 at the Workers’ Center. And please: spread the word to others [...]