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How many of you are unemployed, but not by choice?

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Asked by emilysmom1966 at 6:16 PM on Aug. 15, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I was laid off from a full time job I held for 3 years. I have been looking for something new but with no luck.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 6:17 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • I was demoted from a position I held for 2 years with a company I had worked for for 7 1/2 years. I quit or it and have had part-time jobs every since and in April, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer and have been in treatment ever since.


    Answer by Cindy18 at 6:19 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • the salon i was working for closed. and not that im prgo i cant work around that stuff so i haven't been looking for anything else

    Answer by liljess09 at 6:20 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • My unemployment was definitely not by choice. I was working for a phone book publisher for the last 5 years, but the job I was doing was eliminated stateside (translation: sent overseas) & our office was closed. I'm not looking for anything right now, just enjoying some time with my kids before they go back to school.

    Answer by fosternpa at 6:25 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • been looking for work for 4 months. have interview tomorrow.

    Answer by mhaney03 at 6:26 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • My DH, 2 of his sisters, and their husbands, one sister in law, one nephew was until just about a month ago he finally found another job after about 18 months of looking, also about 2 dozen of our neighbors and friends - at least one if not both spouses laid off. Course, we are Obama's poster child for unemployment, MSNBC even runs an entire series on us as a reflection of U/E in the US.


    Answer by NotPanicking at 6:32 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • My DH job just keeps making cuts trying to at least keep people in a job. Which we are grateful for. They cut per Diem for far drives (my hubby drives two hrs to work and 2 hrs back everyday) and they cut rate of pay too. They will make more cuts but are trying to keep layoffs as low as they can.


    Answer by momof030404 at 6:38 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • I am employed

    Answer by Nicoju2 at 8:00 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • I have been looking 4 a job since i was 16 and i'm 18 now.

    Answer by babygirl581 at 8:13 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • Hubby and I were laid off for about a year when both our companies we worked for went out of business....both working now


    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 8:44 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

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