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Will Work For No Benefits: The Challenges Of Being In The New Contract Workforce

That trend is expected to accelerate over the next decade, as companies and workers seek more flexibility through temporary work arrangements. But that also raises big questions about the future of the safety net: According to the poll, 51 percent of freelance and contract workers do not receive benefits common to many full-time jobs — sick leave, unemployment insurance or retirement savings.



Day 13, Unemployment Part 2

It’s been a little while since a post because I’m bad at keeping track of things, but I’m here again. Being jobless is just watching the world fly by you- it’s amazing the kind of time that passes while you’re scanning job sites or goofing off or sleeping, doing anything else but working. 399 more words


Day 1, Unemployment

I had two telephone calls yesterday dealing with the Department of Labor. One man, named Wilbur, was a boon. I got his number from a former co-worker who had go on Unemployment after she was let go from her job of 15 years. 354 more words


Resources available for those impacted by fire, I-84 closure

Businesses throughout the Columbia Gorge have experienced impacts as a consequence of the Eagle Creek Fire and resulting closures of Interstate 84, including loss in customers, increased transportation costs, difficulty getting supply deliveries and challenges transporting products to market. 49 more words


Swedish A-kassa rules abroad

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If you are abroad when you get unemployed, you apply abroad for unemployment insurance. If you get unemployed in Sweden you need to be in Sweden when you apply for a-kassa. 269 more words


Unemployment Fraud - Stay on Top of Claims to Reduce Potential Liability

There has been a recent increase in the number of fraudulent unemployment claims filed in Michigan and many other states throughout the US. One form of fraudulent claim filed is a type of identity theft – where someone creates an unemployment claim using the name and personal information of a second individual without the second individual knowing. 318 more words