Monday, April 09, 2012

KIRO-TV: "Good news/bad news: Washington unemployment down, but benefits ending for those who still need them"

Kevin McCarty, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News:
It’s supposed to be good news – the unemployment rate in our state is falling – but for some long-term jobless residents in Washington, it means they’re about to lose their unemployment benefits.

Some could lose their unemployment checks within about two weeks, and for some, it’s their only source of income. It’s frightening news for people trying to get back into a tough job market.

“Now, you put out a resume and just – no one is calling you,” Dawn Duran said. MORE...

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