On today’s Morning Joe, Steven Rattner discusses why it’s important to extend federal unemployment benefits: the long-term unemployment rate remains elevated compared to past recessions, millions of people rely on unemployment insurance and will be pushed into poverty, and the long-term unemployed continue to have a hard time finding jobs despite improvements in the job market. Click here for charts.
In 2012, Dwain Schenck lost his job as a communications executive. Nearly 50, he had trouble finding a new job, so he wrote a book at the suggestion of Mika Brzezinski on rebounding from unemployment.
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