H.R.6867 - Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation. view all titles (6)

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  • Official: To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation. as introduced.
  • Popular: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Short: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Short: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 as passed house.
  • Short: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 as passed senate.
  • Short: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 as enacted.

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Anonymous 09/12/2008 7:41pm
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Hi all, I feel your pain. Gasoline jumped up about 65 cents where I am. Has anyone had any trouble receiving the remainder of the extended benefits after your claim year ended? I had to file a new claim, which I did and was told it could take three weeks. This is ridiciulous. I am fighting 2 fights, one to continue the old and one for a new extension.

Anonymous 09/12/2008 6:52pm
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Hi everyone, here we go again? I sure hope this bill passes faster than the last one did, especially do to state of the economy. Rising gasoline cost,( it just jumped up an other 22 cents from yesterday), food costs, natural gas & the electric bill is going up again………………Not Good?

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Anonymous 09/12/2008 4:04pm
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I think you can leave a job because of stress also, stress is a hazard to your health.

Anonymous 09/12/2008 3:24pm
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CS: I forgot to mention that it was VERY important to list the ways that you initially tried to resolve the situation. (talking, sending an email, etc)

Anonymous 09/12/2008 3:22pm
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CS: You have to had quit for “good cause attributable to the employer.” Unsafe working conditions;

A job which is damaging to your health (with medical proof). The job must either cause your illness or make your medical condition worse;

A change in working conditions that is harmful to you. For example, you may be asked to work longer hours, take a reduction in pay, or have to do very different job duties.

Your employer broke your original contract. For example, your employer did not give you a pay increase that was promised in your contract.

My co-workers fell under this umbrella because our employer was involved in fraud. Unemployment was won – the quitting was attributable to the employer

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Anonymous 09/12/2008 2:20pm
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Where OOT? He she must be swimming..

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Anonymous 09/12/2008 2:04pm
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Anon – you will be there some day – hope you make it!
UE, Senior

Anonymous 09/12/2008 1:23pm
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I think if everyone told their age that post here you would find they are middle age with 10 years or less to work yet before retirement.

Anonymous 09/12/2008 1:20pm

Why is it only for 7 weeks? I don’t know why it couldn’t be the full 13 weeks, How foolish, kinda like the guy traveling 50 miles to save a nickel. This extension helps the economy, it doesn’t go down the drain like the iraq war and money to the nation of Georgia.. This helps US.

Anonymous 09/12/2008 12:10pm

NY State…… Oh! I DO hope you are right – there are so many people here plugging along trying to find SOME kind of work to no avail!

I spend all my time looking for jobs in the paper on websites, posting my own Resume on all the sites I can think of, and we all know how disheartening it is to be rejected and most of the time not even acknowledged as a possible future employee.

Thanks for your upbeat post.Just made my day a little brighter :)

-NEW YORK STATE-

Oh, it is really my pleasure “Jackie”, Really!

I know of your struggle unfortunately all to well. I too have been unemployed for some time and the mind boggling aspect of all of this is that throughout all the “Doors” that I have knocked on for employment ie: in-person interviews, phone screenings, etc, etc, I have found that the individual(s); at the other end conducting
the interview(s); are either very poorly versed, or have poor or no proper phone etiquette let alone are able to engage in proper simple conversation.

I work in Healthcare/Insurance but due to the system of things in this here World/Nation I have really thought deeply and have been seeking employment in other fields even hospitality.

Well Jackie, I have to get going now but shall soon return in about an hour or so, I am very content to hear that I was able to enlighten your person somewhat. Thanks for the “Pep”!!!

The best to you in your employment search. “FORTITUDO”!!!

Godspeed Jackie…

-NEW YORK STATE-

Anonymous 09/12/2008 12:07pm
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WA here…just shifted over to the new Forum…

Still plugging away at the resume distribution…hoping that a Job I applied for that I REALLY want will call…

I think thats the Hardest part…lol…

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Anonymous 09/12/2008 10:42am

-NEW YORK STATE-

Good Day all,

H.R.6867 was just “INTRODUCED” but it will soon be modified once it is presented to the “HOUSE” then the “HOUSE” will present it’s own measure of this bill with more weeks than the H.R.6867 proposed (7 weeks).

I am projecting that It will be for an additional 13-20 extra Federal emergencey extended benefits possibly with an extra $50.00 Capped/Added in and an additional 13-20 weeks for states above 6% unemployment rate.

This modified version of the H.R.6867 will “QUICKLY PASS” on it’s own, it will not be part of an “STIMULUS” or
“ADD-ON”.

This modified version of the H.R.6867 will not have any obstacles from “THE REPUBLICANS” AT ALL!

It will be modified with an new H.R.# of course and presented to “PASS” with more weeks because the situation “RIGHT NOW” is “MAYHEM”.

Just think about it, even though they recently passed a 13-week extension which is still underway, enacting only a 7-week extension does not “Serve the cause-Purpose” at all!!!

“THE REPUBLICANS KNOW THIS”, and they want their guy to “WIN”.

IT IS AN ELECTION YEAR WHERE “HYPOCRISY” WILL MASK ITSELF AS AND FOR “DEMOCRACY”

ALL FOR THE SAKE OF ELECTION VOTES!!!

IT WILL ALSO HAVE SMOOTH SAILING IN THE "SENATE AS WELL!!!

I spoke and shared about this yesterday with you all. AND WHAT HAPPENED? BOOYAH!! BAM!! H.R.6867 Was introduced.

Once again all, this is just my opinion and not based on actual facts. I just want to be clear to you all about that.

I just “KNOW” how Congress works and Enacts, been watching them for a very long time now…

Once again, before you can all expect it, this new modified bill will “SOON COME TO REALITY THEN COME TO PASS”…

Nonetheless, I will continue to press on hard steadfastly and with earnest prayer and much effort and continue to assist each and everyone of you in this forum and throughout
our country by gathering and sharing all information pertaining to this bill and posting it here up until it passes or for better wording: “WHEN IT PASSES”!!! Because it will “PASS”!!! I will even monitor C-Span2 when possible as it is of course “The place to see this bill discussed and rambled upon” by our “LAWMAKERS”???

My Blessings and Good Sentiments to you all…

GODPSEED ALL…

-NEW YORK STATE-

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