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FAST FACT: Unemployment Insurance Boosts GDP

According to a multi-year Department of Labor study released this morning, unemployment insurance has had a positive impact on economic activity during this latest recession.  One key finding: For every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, economic activitity increased by two dollars.  You can read the news release here or the full report here.

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Congress to Vote on Paycheck Fairness

The Senate is set to vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act on Wednesday, November 17th.  This Act would make it harder for employers to hide pay discrimination.  To learn more, check out Equal Pay New York, AAUW, and the NWLC. While you're at it, watch this great video featuring our gal Batgirl:

Help spread the word about this historical vote!

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