Trump Administration Wants Bosses to Snitch on People Scared to Go to Work
The Department of Labor quietly issued guidance on Monday telling states that rooting out unemployment fraud is a “top priority.”
Why Can’t I Hold a Plank? An Investigation
I can only plank for 30 seconds at most, which is way worse than many people I know. Why.
During Wednesday’s Supreme Court hearing, someone mysteriously flushed a toilet during an oral argument. All I know is that it wasn’t me.
Our Broken Unemployment System Is a National Scandal
Months into economic shutdown, millions of Americans still haven't received unemployment checks—a travesty that is the direct result of anti-welfare decisions that make the process as difficult as possible.
'I’m Scared': U.S. Workers in Reopening States Face an Impossible Choice
By reopening their states early, GOP governors are forcing workers to choose between their health and financial security. “I feel like we’re all just this test market," said one restaurant server in Georgia.
Dental Hygienists Are Terrified of Returning to Work
Would you want to stick your hands in someone's mouth right now? Dental hygienists are being pressured to do so for routine cleanings.
A Boom Time for Bean Memes
Beans are good. Bean memes are better.
GOP Governors Will Push Workers off Unemployment by Reopening Early
The Department of Labor confirmed to VICE that workers who refuse to return to work out of a general fear for their safety will lose their CARES Act unemployment benefits.
Where You’re Out of Work Makes All the Difference in the World
Jonathan lost his job in America. Daniel isn't working in Germany. Their governments are handling things completely differently.
Your Bank Could Take Your $1200 Stimulus Check if You Have Debt
Watch out: The U.S. government isn't barring private collectors and banks from taking money out of the stimulus checks.
Democrats’ Big Coronavirus Idea Is to, Uh, Subsidize Health Insurers?
Instead of pushing for public health solutions, Democrats want to cover COBRA premiums.
We Called Unemployment Offices in All 50 States. Only 2 Picked Up
Just like everyone else, we found reaching a human being to be next to impossible right now.