With unemployment continuing to skyrocket, the
competition for jobs is stiff. There is an old adage that "you need a job
to find another job." To the extent this adage is given credence by those
making hiring decisions, it appears to reflect what may be viewed as a
On March 13, 2013, the New York City Council, by a vote
of 43 to 4, overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg's February 22, 2013 veto of Local Law 14 of 2013 ("Local Law 14″ or the "Act").
Effective June 11, 2013, Local Law 14 prohibits any employer in New York City
from basing an...
How is "Long- Term Unemployment"
If you have been unemployed for more than 6 months, you are considered
According to data collected via
a recent study completed by HuffPost , 40% of those that have become
unemployed since 2009 fit that criteria...