Jack Welch is not quite sure where the job numbers are coming from. Chris Matthews is trying to get his tingle back. From this writer who was “required” to take early retirement, somehow I never got the phone call jingle asking me if I was laid off. I am excluded from the count anyway. This is how it is in Pennsylvania. When the refineries in Philadelphia closed down, hundreds of workers were never counted since they received a so-called ”package”. No doubt this is why the numbers are gong down in many GOP controlled states. Changes in the unemployment law.
In addition to changes in the law’s eligibility provisions, Act 6 also includes a severance pay offset and provisions mandating automatic relief from charges for employers under certain circumstances. The Act delays the beginning of unemployment benefits until the exhaustion of severance pay exceeding 40 percent of the annual average wage. Current law does not address severance pay in the computation of benefits. Law Offices WND
The first few mintues takes it to the numbers that Chris can’t wrap his mind around.