SOS: We Must Extend Unemployment Insurance for Struggling Families

January 13, 2014

During the holiday season last month, emergency unemployment insurance payments for 1.3 million workers who have been out of work for six months or longer lapsed, leaving these families without a necessary lifeline. This shocking and heartless Republican move ignores that the jobs just don't exist for this many workers and, without these payments, many families don't have the money to pay rent or buy food. And if things continue, without Congress fixing the problem, the numbers of people without an income will grow by more than 3 million more by the end of June.

Take action now and sign the petition telling Congress to bring the extension to a vote now and do the right thing in making sure that millions don't suffer any further.

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