January 7, 2014

Tell Congress: Extend Unemployment Benefits Now!

Shortly before the new year, Congress failed to extend unemployment insurance benefits for those who lost their jobs through no fault of their own. 1.3 million Americans immediately had their assistance dropped and even more will be affected if Congress does not act. The UFCW is calling for an extension of unemployment insurance.

A patch through number has been created so that Members of Congress can be easily contacted (877-318-0483).

From the White House:

Here's why it's so important to extend emergency unemployment insurance: