Category Archives: Unemployment

Deceased woman with multiple jobs was “the face of the recession,” advocates say

http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2014/08/deceased_woman_holding_multiple_jobs_was_the_face_of_the_recession_advocates_say.html#incart_most-comments By Tom Haydon | The Star-Ledger on August 29, 2014 at 7:45 AM, updated August 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM ELIZABETH – Maria Fernandes, the Newark woman who held three jobs and died in napping in her vehicle after … Continue reading

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Time will tell

No social life and no time to look after my house…regularly changing shift schedules at the store and at the hospital…very little sleep…and growing resentment that I no longer had time for myself. This week, two of my co-workers at … Continue reading

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Many workers put off retirement, take ‘encore’ jobs

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-encore-careers-20140708-story.html By WALTER HAMILTON July 17, 2014 After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim. He polished his LinkedIn profile and networked like crazy. … Continue reading

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Part-time ranks falling, but slowly

http://www.gazettenet.com/home/11860139-95/story.html By MICHAEL KANELL The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday, May 12, 2014   For Velvet Bradley, a part-time job is a little like a tattered parachute – a hopeful notion that barely slows the fall. Bradley, 43, works 10 to 25 … Continue reading

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Long-term unemployment plagues many job hunters

http://www.kansascity.com/2014/04/07/4943974/long-term-unemployment-plagues.html April 7 BY DIANE STAFFORD The Kansas City Star If Cheryl Rider has to start her work life over in a $9-an-hour job, she’s going to do it where she doesn’t have to scrape ice off her windshield in … Continue reading

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Unemployed Workers Stage Craigslist Fire Sale

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/03/03/unemployed-workers-stage-craigslist-fire-sale/ By Damian Paletta Craigslist.org has always represented something of a virtual yard sale, but for many unemployed Americans it’s become something of a fire sale. You name it, they are selling it. Someone in Springfield, Ore., is selling a … Continue reading

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A visit to the accountant

I saw my accountant this past week. The last time I saw him I was looking for a new job. Now I have two jobs. I gave my accountant my W-2 forms for partial year employment from my two new … Continue reading

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