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  • n. Plural form of unemployed.


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  • I remember it personally as part and parcel with Scotch/Irish prides, with the carry-over of the pre-war unemployeds 'grumbles, the longer-standing Westerners' and Maritimers 'rumbles plus the new protest of the D.V.A. veterans trying to make university on fees plus $50 a month.

    The More Exciting Canada

  • "One month does not make a trend, and the labour market is likely to remain constrained by structural problems, e.g. skills atrophy long -erm unemployeds and skills mismatch," said senior economist Krishen Rangasamy of National Bank Financial.

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  • The awarding of the prize to a figure like Kurt Westergaard itself is seen as highly problematic during an ongoing hate campaign against both immigrants & unemployeds that has been stirred up by Mr. Sarrazin. - Photown News

  • A glimmer of hope for all my unemployeds out there -- there are jobs to be had!


  • The employed now have enough cash to swap with all the unemployeds 'bonds, without driving interest rates above zero.

    Worthwhile Canadian Initiative

  • He proposes a sliding scale of unemployment insurance provided by the government, to be greater in depression than in boom, the payment in depression rising almost to the general prevailing wage (for some reason, Galbraith would not go precisely as high, because of a lingering fear of some disincentive effect on the unemployeds 'finding jobs).

  • IMHO — our economy is in so much trouble that we need a revolution of individual and corporate freedom, to produce more of our own fossil fuel, to lower the size and cost of govt, to lower taxes and the entitlement state amounts, to lower the wages and bfts of govt workers, to get illegals out and enforce our borders so that our unemployeds can take those jobs, to create individual rights and tax deductions for health ins and allow selling across state lines……..and on and on and on.

    Roger L. Simon » Nostradamus on the Day of the Massachusetts Election


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