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A 19th-century solution to the high-tech problems of the gig economy

Some people believe the gig economy will liberate workers from the 9-to-5 grind. Others argue that the rise of companies like Uber, TaskRabbit and Handy will make it harder for workers to make a living. 735 more words

Wisconsin Assembly passes bill targeting unemployment insurance fraud

MADISON — The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill targeting unemployment insurance fraud.

The bill approved Tuesday would deny unemployment benefits for seven years to anyone who impersonates someone to obtain benefits two times. 84 more words


One More Reason Why He Has To Go

Chi has been behaving exceptionally well recently.  There are occasional flare-ups, but they are brief and resolve quickly. Nevertheless, he still has to go, and this is why… 789 more words

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Maryland's Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate to Drop

UPDATED: Oct. 29, 2015 3:01 p.m.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — As fewer Maryland residents have applied for unemployment benefits, the state’s unemployment insurance tax rate for businesses is set to go down next year, state officials said Thursday. 310 more words


Free Stuff

Republicans are always whining that liberals just want free stuff. I thought It would be worth taking a look at some of that “free stuff” and also at the “free stuff” republicans do like. 945 more words

Michael Hoyt

Hartley Boudreau, 1 - Boston Herald, 0

The supplemental budget that’s making its way to the Governor’s desk includes a small offering of vindication for retired Lynnfield police officer Hartley Boudreau.

Three years ago, Boudreau was on the receiving end of some Boston Herald vituperation that designated him the “poster boy” for an alleged public employee income scam the paper was busy flogging: … 573 more words


Labor to Launch Redesigned Application for Unemployment Claimants

The Idaho Department of Labor is launching a new claimant portal on Thursday, Nov. 12. The claimant portal is a new, secure online application that claimants use to file for unemployment insurance benefits, file weekly continued claim reports, and view claim information.   484 more words

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