Bullock It is crucial that federal, state, and local governments increase support to unemployed and underemployed individuals and their families. Unemployment rates are higher among Latinos/as (13.1 percent) and Blacks (15.7 percent) than Whites (9.5 percent; U. High rates of joblessness are also found among youth between the ages of 16 and 24, a group now experiencing a level of unemployment not seen since record keeping began in 1948.

unemployment rate rose above 10 percent, its highest rate since 1983, and in hard hit states unemployment topped 15 percent (BLS, 2009a). Immigrants (Kochhar, 2009) and people with disabilities (Shapiro, 2009) are also especially vulnerable as are those without college degrees - workers in construction, hospitality, and retail are among those bearing the brunt of layoffs (Leonhardt, 2009).

Low-wage workers, particularly those in minimum wage jobs are often ineligible for benefits because they do not meet state criteria for earnings and/or work participation thresholds (Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 2008; U. Although the length of time that federal unemployment benefits can be received has been extended, the United States still lags behind European countries in terms of the time period during which benefits are provided (Rampell, 2009).

The temporary nature of benefit extensions further jeopardizes unemployed workers.

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The Fargo star, 33, and Pan actor, 31, met while costarring in the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road in 2011. canoe ride,” Hedlund told Details in 2013 of the duo’s disastrous first date. We fell out and had to swim back in mucky, s‑‑tty water, like golf-pond water.” The Midnight Special actress previously dated and shared an L. home with Jake Gyllenhaal, but they split in 2004 after about two years together.

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