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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 01:40 AM

16. This is a legitimate concern ... that's $2500 a month EXTRA for unemployment ...

That's on top of what people already get for it, which I think is normally 800-1800/month or thereabouts.

There will indeed be a significant % people who aren't going look for work when there's a $40K/year job (about $20/hour) doing nothing available to them.

I'm not saying don't help people but that's a LOT of dough to many people, and a LOT of them will do exactly what they're suggesting.

Should be a bump based on a % of what you're already getting, like an extra 60% or whatnot. MHO.

I mean, F*** these guys, of course ... just on general principle. But this isn't a totally illegitimate concern ... you don't want 'not working' to be a MUCH better gig than 'working' even in these times. Paying people $40k/year (not to mention the money you save in gas and wear/tear on your vehicle) to do nothing is not something you want to do lightly.

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