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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-06-09 04:37 PM
Response to Reply #15
17. Your ELIGIBILITY for unemployment benefits does NOT determine whether you're counted as unemployed.
Edited on Mon Apr-06-09 04:38 PM by TahitiNut
Period. Some are. Some aren't.

They are separate and distinct. Do your homework.

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  -So who's really unemployed? Tab  Apr-06-09 04:00 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-06-09 04:03 PM   #1 
  - Yikes. What did the OP say that was so wrong?  TwilightGardener   Apr-06-09 04:13 PM   #2 
  - I wanted to think you were being sarcastic  Tab   Apr-06-09 04:13 PM   #3 
  - Don't let it get to you  NNN0LHI   Apr-06-09 04:24 PM   #5 
  - Deep breaths, nice and easy....that's it.  Esra Star   Apr-06-09 04:18 PM   #4 
  - This same falsehood has been puked up dozens of times on DU and shown for the myth it is each time.  TahitiNut   Apr-06-09 04:29 PM   #9 
     - I'm speaking from experience  Tab   Apr-06-09 04:35 PM   #15 
     - Your ELIGIBILITY for unemployment benefits does NOT determine whether you're counted as unemployed.  TahitiNut   Apr-06-09 04:37 PM   #17 
     - Yes you are correct.  Esra Star   Apr-06-09 04:44 PM   #22 
     - Although the op may not be correct, would you say the "official"  TBF   Apr-06-09 05:10 PM   #30 
        - The unemployment rate ("U3") typically quoted in the media ("U3") MAY or MAY NOT match any ...  TahitiNut   Apr-06-09 05:46 PM   #31 
  - but, but, but It's the conventional wisdom that we do  hfojvt   Apr-06-09 04:30 PM   #10 
  - The numbers are much higher because when they ask you  JDPriestly   Apr-06-09 04:32 PM   #12 
  - Not true  pinqy   Apr-07-09 11:56 AM   #32 
  - I read the website. Here's the catch. People who have been out of work,  JDPriestly   Apr-06-09 04:38 PM   #19 
     - If a person CONTINUES to look for work they're counted.  TahitiNut   Apr-06-09 04:45 PM   #23 
  - Thanks  Coyote_Bandit   Apr-06-09 04:25 PM   #6 
  - I don't think I would put TahitiNut on your ignore list if I were you  NNN0LHI   Apr-06-09 04:28 PM   #7 
  - I appreciate the good words, Don.  TahitiNut   Apr-06-09 04:33 PM   #13 
  - I don't put folks on my ignore list because  Coyote_Bandit   Apr-06-09 04:34 PM   #14 
     - Thats OK but you will lose more than you will gain by doing so  NNN0LHI   Apr-06-09 04:38 PM   #18 
     - It's just like getting to know your friends, isn't it?  EFerrari   Apr-06-09 04:39 PM   #21 
     - It is  NNN0LHI   Apr-06-09 04:49 PM   #25 
     - Fortunately  Coyote_Bandit   Apr-06-09 04:53 PM   #26 
        - Not after it's originated by an individual it's not.  EFerrari   Apr-06-09 05:06 PM   #28 
     - +1  redqueen   Apr-06-09 04:56 PM   #27 
  - Anomaly. We all likely have that issue that sets us off. Ask me about Hugo Chavez.  EFerrari   Apr-06-09 04:37 PM   #16 
  - Absolutely. Many people have lost their jobs over the past years  JDPriestly   Apr-06-09 04:29 PM   #8 
  - Self-Employment is Always Touted as an Alternative, But  tonysam   Apr-06-09 04:39 PM   #20 
  - How unemployment is measured:  Hannah Bell   Apr-06-09 04:32 PM   #11 
  - I thought there were more than that. Wasn't U-11 or U-12 the actual number?  redqueen   Apr-06-09 04:46 PM   #24 
     - There's never been a U-11 or 12, but...  pinqy   Apr-07-09 01:40 PM   #33 
  - Don't forget people who left a job for other reasons and then couldn't find  NC_Nurse   Apr-06-09 05:08 PM   #29 
 

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