A bill that would slash Jill's federal unemployment benefits by more than half is headed to the U.S. Senate after passing the House on a largely party-line vote. Watch this 2-minute video, then call your Senators and Members of Congress.
Call 888-245-3381 and tell your U.S. Senators to reject the massive cuts to unemployment insurance in the House leadership's bill.
Then, use this easy message page to quickly send emails to your Senators, Congressional leaders and your Members of Congress, urging them to oppose cuts to unemployment insurance (UI) and support full renewal of the federal UI program. More than 100,000 messages have been sent already -- send yours now.
The National Employment Law Project (NELP) has issued a detailed legislative briefing on all of the harmful unemployment insurance provisions in the House leadership's bill (HR 3630). Read the full report here.
unemployedworkers.org, Tues Dec 13 2011