March 25, 2014

Unemployed persons and their families are among the most vulnerable populations in the United States, often going for months without knowing from where their next paycheck will come. As the unemployed search for work, many rely on a federal program called Unemployment Insurance or “UI” that...

January 4, 2011

Lee County, Florida, has had its share of tough times. Having gained notoriety in 2009 as the foreclosure capital of the nation, its unemployment rate continues to hover around 13 percent, far above the national average.

As the ranks of the unemployed struggle to make ends meet, two Fort...

January 29, 2007

After working for about 20 years in ministry, I decided to take some time off and smell the roses. It was fun for about three months; then I began seriously defining myself as unemployed. I did not like not living into my ordination vows, did not like getting up later and later every morning...