Tag: Unemployment benefits

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Press Release   May 12, 2020
At-Risk Workers Shouldn’t Lose Unemployment
WV-CAG joined 20 other legal, social justice, labor and faith groups in calling on Gov. Jim Justice, Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch, and Workforce WV to use their emergency and regular powers to protect workers from losing unemployment if they or family members are at risk due to COVID-19 and they decline to immediately return to work when their employers reopen. More
Issues: HealthcareUnemployment benefitsWorkers
Citizen Action Group Blog   April 21, 2020
Have You Lost Your Health Care During COVID-19?
Our friends at the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy put together this helpful guide to outline the options that people have to maintain critical health coverage during this time. Please share! More
Issues: HealthcareKids and familiesUnemployment benefitsWorkers
Action Alert   March 20, 2020
COVID-19: Four things you can do today!
Many of us are still sorting out what the spread of COVID-19 means for us, and how to take care of our neighbors, family members, and selves. This is a time for us to look out for each other...and to demand that our government DOES ITS JOB to take care of us too. Here are four things you can do today! More
Issues: ElectionsHealthcareKids and familiesSick leaveUnemployment benefitsVotingWorkers
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 8, 2014
Statement from our national USAction Affiliate on Senate Unemployment Vote
Statement from our national USAction Affiliate on Senate Unemployment Vote “Now that Democrats and a handful of Republicans in the Senate have voted to advance a bill to renew unemployment benefits, the Senate must act quickly and then it is up to Speaker Boehner to see whether he will allow an up or down vote […] More
Issues: Unemployment benefits
Press Release CAG December 20, 2011
House Republicans Say “Bah-Humbug” to Unemployed Workers
Today’s move against extending federal UI benefits into 2012 is an unconscionable abandonment of unemployed workers and reveals a Republican Party more comfortable with embracing millionaires than Americans struggling in today’s economy More
Issues: Unemployment benefitsWorkers
Press Release CAG July 28, 2011
‘Unemployed Need Not Apply’
USAction today launched an online petition campaign aimed at companies that refuse to consider hiring unemployed workers, a perverse form of discrimination in today’s economy. More
Issues: InequalityUnemployment benefits
Press Release CAG November 3, 2010
Ten Thousand in WV set to Lose Unemployment before Christmas
The election is over but the problems remain. Our economy isn’t creating enough jobs, millions of people are about to lose unemployment benefits and people are still fearful of what the future will bring. More
Issues: Unemployment benefits
Press Release CAG September 30, 2010
Four to Five Hundred from WV expected to join October 2 March in Washington D.C. More
Issues: Right to workUnemployment benefits