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Jobs? What Jobs? Jobless Tell Congress: ‘Maintain Unemployment Insurance Now’

by Mike Hall, AFL-CIO NOW BLOG
December 1, 2010

Local 26 members were among the 300 "unemployed workers from around the nation are on Capitol Hill this afternoon to tell their stories and urge Congress to act now to maintain UI benefits for long-term jobless workers. At a press conference with the jobless workers, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler said: