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long-term unemployment


Jobs bill proposes protections against hiring bias for the unemployed

Under President Obama’s jobs bill, job seekers can sue employers for being turned away from jobs solely on the basis of their unemployment status.


‘Unemployed need not apply’

A New Jersey law highlights yet another reality for the long-term unemployed: hiring biases against unemployed candidates.


Prospects remain grim for the long-term unemployed

Too young to retire, but too old to be hired. As Congress fails to pass a new unemployment benefits extension, some unemployed wonder, what now?

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