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Originally posted by redseal
First off, I was laid off almost 2 years ago and did get unemployment benifits for 4 months.
That bieng said after my benifits were to run out and my former employer told me to look else where, I did.
I tried craigs list, the classifieds, every other newspaper in the land... no jobs for my skill....
So I opened my own shop (Im an electrician), slowly the jobs started to come in, and Im in no way rich, or even make the same as I did before, but I am trying!!!!!
I work alot more and make about the same as I did b4, But food is on the table, and bills are paid.
I didnt look for "extended benifits" I decided to make something happen!!
And now that I own my own biz, I have had at least 10 people call me for a job, but they wanted to be paid cash so they could keep getting their UI benifits!!!!!
This is the problem with giving out handouts, sure some really do need it, but if their is no incentive to work why would you????
When UI benifits get extended, their is a direct coraltion with people not looking for work, look it up.
look for a job, dont expect to be taken care of your whole life!!!!!!!!!!!!