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Where to Turn for Help When the Paycheck Stops

 
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In response to the staggering numbers of American workers who have lost their jobs

AFL-CIO Community Services and the AFL-CIO community affiliate group, Working America have

created a national web site to help unemployed workers

UNEMPLOYMENTLIFELINE.COM: http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

People can enter their ZIP code at the site and see a listing of available resources

in their area, such as where to go for unemployment insurance, nutritional assistance,

heating subsidies, credit counseling, job training programs and much more.

This site also allows unemployed workers to talk to others who are in similar situations and gives

them a voice with thousands of others who have joined Working America

Share this site with your members, community and family

For more information call your local AFL-CIO Community Services staff or the AFL-CIO Community Services Regional Director, Armando Olivas at 213-387-1974 ext. 17

 
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Is this even relevant for IT? I can't name a single person, working in IT, who is part of a union.... Except for maybe 15 years ago. Back then, I had a few friends that worked for Bell Labs, which had (union) negotiated salary raises also apply to the IT staff. And technically, they weren't part of the union.

I don't know about other countries, but in the U.S., IT labor is generally not union labor.

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Are IT workers working for the government part of the federal employees union? What about postal IT workers?

Looks like the site is for anyone who lost a job, not just union workers.

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There's also WashTech, which is affiliated with the Communications Workers of America. I believe it's actually more of a lobbying body, but I seem to recall that there was some IT union stuff in there as well.
 
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