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Washington, D.C., May 3, 2013 – The Union of Unemployed (UCubed) warns that a red line has been crossed. Less than half of the U.S. population is now part of its workforce.
“The BLS report of only 165,000 new jobs added last month underscores the pathetic response to this chronic jobs crisis by America’s political leaders,” [...]
The Summary of U.S. Real Unemployment makes these several adjustments and determines the number of Real Unemployed Persons.
In April 2013:
The number of Real Unemployed Persons increased by 216,000 to 21.9 million (i.e., the 11.7 mm unemployed persons BLS identified plus the 10.3 mm workers in total who are marginally attached or part-time-of-necessity), specifically [...]
Dear UCubed Leaders:
The Union of Unemployed is taking on an entire political party. Again.
Last year our BEE MAD @ THE GOP campaign made a serious point with its zany videos. We pitted worker bees against PAC-a-derms in what seemed like a lost cause. And yet, we stung the s#!& out of them in the November [...]
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Washington, D.C., March 8, 2013 – The Union of Unemployed (UCubed) welcomes today’s U.S. Department of Labor jobs report and renews its call for an ambitious, robust jobs program to accelerate the trend.
“Finally, we are seeing the kind of job growth numbers that unemployed Americans desperately need,” said UCubed President Rick [...]
The Union of Unemployed (UCubed) has released a new website in its efforts to organize, educate and empower unemployed and underemployed Americans. Features include a running tab on the “real” unemployment rate which now stands at 14.4 percent.
Unlike the official unemployment rate, as [...]
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