5/10/2010

Some job applicants at landscaping companies in Michigan are rejecting offers for seasonal employment so they can continue to collect unemployment benefits, according to this article. This trend raises the question of whether extended unemployment benefits give the jobless an incentive to avoid work. Chris Pompeo, vice president of operations for Landscape America in Warren, Mich., had about a dozen job applicants decline work offers.

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The Detroit News

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