Everyone receiving unemployment benefits now has to do some work every week or risk a payment cut to their benefits. This includes public beautification, collecting litter, and other tasks that do not risk any jobs. The goal is to make use of this m... ajor workforce and get people back into the work routine, hopefully resulting in them getting jobs soon. Nobody should expect to live off the state without working
Yes, but keep unemployment benefits as they are - Voter Comments
Increasing the unemployment benefits will give more incentive to the unemployed to work, while also allowing them to take less of a hit should they refuse to work, or at least miss out on working. However, this could encourage people to stay unemplo... yed
Yes, but increase unemployment benefits - Voter Comments
Decrease the unemployment benefits while also making the unemployed work. This will decrease the amount the government has to pay, and also increases the unemployed's desire/need to find a new job. Should they refuse to work, then they are risking a... lot
Yes, but decrease unemployment benefits - Voter Comments
Kreakin: That defeats the purpose. Think about it: if the government is giving minimum wage for people who do compulsory work then wouldn't that technically be giving them jobs? People who make less than minimum wage would quit their jobs to do the work.