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April 2020

Jefferson Journal:  Mutated By COVID, Unemployment Insurance Unsustainable

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Jefferson Journal: Mutated By COVID, Unemployment Insurance Unsustainable —  By Stephen D. Haner  America's and Virginia's unemployment insurance program -- born of the Great Depression and the Social Security Act of 1935 -- may be another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The virus has mutated unemployment insurance into a form not financially sustainable.  Read It Here!

April 2020

Jefferson Journal:  The Revolution Has Been Postponed, Not Cancelled

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Jefferson Journal: The Revolution Has Been Postponed, Not Cancelled —  By Stephen D. Haner  Governor Ralph Northam has asked the General Assembly to put off until May 1, 2021 the implementation of several key pro-union changes in Virginia's labor and employment laws, including a 31 percent increase in the minimum wage.  But the revolution has merely been postponed, not cancelled.  Read It Here!

March 2020

Jefferson Journal:  Northam Should Take Bricks Out of the Life Raft

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Jefferson Journal: Northam Should Take Bricks Out of the Life Raft —  By Stephen D. Haner Sixty days ago, activists were arguing this was a rising economy and state government should mandate raising workers to a higher level.  This is now a sinking economy, and the General Assembly's actions have piled bricks on the life rafts workers will need to survive.  Read It Here!

March 2020

Jefferson Journal:  Keep Cash Flowing

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Jefferson Journal: Keep Cash Flowing —  By Chris Braunlich  The government actions taken to flatten the coronavirus pandemic will most effect the smallest of businesses, as well as part-time and lower income workers such as restaurant wait staff, and 'gig' economy workers without benefits.  Here's how you can help ...  Read It Here!

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