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Results tagged with 'unemployment'

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Panic sets in

Published July 25, 2013

Since I was let go from the Uni-Lions in the Taiwan C.P.B.L I am not quite sure what the next step is for me in my professional career. I want to continue to keep playing. I know the stat heads and some fans will laugh but I feel if I am right and if I am given an opportunity I can contribute in the Major Leagues again.


Filing for unemployment sucks

Published May 22, 2013

An unexpected job loss is a shock to your system and an absolutely frightening experience. It takes you through an array of unfamiliar emotions. Uncertainty, anxiety, anger and stress can all set in very quick.


Jobs, jobs, jobs

Published Jan. 11, 2012

What's the real picture on joblessness in Milwaukee? At a conference I attended this past weekend titled OneMilwaukee and sponsored by the NAACP, Mayor Tom Barrett estimated that there are 30,000 people out of work presently and up to 20,000 jobs lost in the city since 2007. He went on to describe the dilemma he faces as mayor.

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Starving Social Security

President Barack Obama's proposal to cut  the Federal Insurance Contributions Act  (FICA) tax  would cost the Social Security Trust Fund  about  $240 billion in 2012 .(1)  This proposal is a dagger aimed  at the heart of the system that most  seni...

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