Saturday, April 09, 2011

Laid-off Federal workers eligible for unemployment checks

All the whining and crying about those poor, abused and mistreated federal workers who very well may be, so-called "thrown to the streets". What garbage.

Did you know that they would be eligible for unemployment insurance payments, as long as they are out of work more than one week?

Yep. Fox News is reporting that Fed workers are covered by something called The Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees Program.

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2 Comments:

Blogger ignorant redneck said...

But Soldiers Sailors, Airmen and Marines will still be at work, watching late fees and penalties mount up.

BTW--you have been tagged for meme over at my place.

When Lents over, I will return to ranting and such.

1:54 PM  
Blogger Bill Hoog said...

My sons (eldest two are Marines) told me that the Navy Federal Credit Union was going to cover their accounts with full pay if the government shut down.

8:12 PM  

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