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Old 11-16-2012, 07:47 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by Fat Elvis View Post
Because coupled with previous concessions, workers at the Hostess plants can make more money from unemployment than they could under the new proposal.
That's a little misleading. They may take home more with unemployment, but taxes and social security aren't withheld. Come April, they will owe taxes on all that unemployment money.

And then there's the issue of unemployment being a finite benefit.
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