Obama urges Congress to extend emergency unemployment benefits
Linkedin

Obama urges Congress to extend emergency unemployment benefits

Washington : DC : USA | Jan 04, 2014 at 11:33 AM PST
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Around 1.5 million people currently claim unemployment benefit

Obama is working on his next project after having good numbers enrolled in Obamacare program. Next project would be the extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC).

President Obama said in his weekly address that both parties in Congress required taking up emergency actions to extend unemployment insurance program, as this would not affect common man but have negative effects on American economy.

After Christmas more than 1.3 million Americans has lost their vital source of income. President Obama said in the address “We’re a better country than that. We don’t abandon our fellow Americans when times get tough; we keep the faith with them until they start that new job.”

Mr. Obama added, “Instead of punishing families who can least afford it, Republicans should make it their New Year’s resolution to do the right thing and restore this vital economic security for their constituents right now.”

Obama administration worked hard to for last five years to improve American economy. Unemployment graph showing positive indicators, depriving more than million people from Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC), may create instability in US economy.

This is very hard time for millions of people looking towards government to either create jobs or extend Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program.

OTHER MAJOR GLOBAL EVENTS

Obama New Gun control action

1.3 million Americans without unemployment benefits

Bomb Blast in Russia, Volgograd train station killed 15

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad letter to Pope Francis

Iran is building new generation Centrifuges for its nuclear plants

Prominent Lebanon politician killed in Beirut bomb blast

Israel to announce new settlement in disputed territory

Russian nation hero and AK 47 inventor died

Food stamp cut of Eight billion would cause more problems for US citizens

1 of 9
Next
Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Obama urged Congress to extend Emergency Unemployment Compensation for three more months
usmanpak is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Obama urges Congress to extend unemployment insurance

      United Press International
    President Barack Obama at Marine Corps Base Hawaii's Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course, Kaneohe, Hawaii, Jan. 2, 2014...President Barack Obama said Saturday Congress' "first order of business" when it returns from recess should be to extend long-term...
  • Obama Praises Senate Over Move to Extend Jobless Benefits

      The New York Times
    Speaking at an event in the East Room of the White House just moments after the 60-37 vote in the Senate, Mr. Obama said that the legislation would restore benefits to millions of people who are struggling to find work in an economy that is still...
  • Obama administration pushes for extended jobless benefits

      United Press International
    Labor Secretary during a ceremony at the Department of Labor on September 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C...Senate poised to vote Monday on a three-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits, the Obama administration is pushing for passage. Labor...
  • Upping the stakes, Obama to meet with those losing jobless benefits

      The Washington Times
    When President Obama returns to Washington next week, one of his first orders of business will be meeting with those who recently lost their unemployment insurance, administration officials said Friday. The meeting, to be held in the East Room of the...
  • Obama calls for restoring unemployment benefits

      The Boston Globe
    Richard Mattos, 59, looks for jobs at a state-run employment center in Salem, Ore. The Labor Department reports on the number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last for the last week of 2013 on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/...
  • PRATTE: The real 'wrecking ball' of 2013

      The Washington Times
    During the past couple of months, our society and the mainstream media have consistently talked about and focused on Miley Cyrus and her provocative wrecking ball charade. However, the real wrecking ball of 2013 was the policies of the Obama...

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Related People

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.