Wednesday, January 21, 2009


The Vermont Department of Labor's cavalier advice to unemployed Vermonters seeking departmental help to "keep trying" if no answer - hit redial, wait and try again - was brought to our attention last week.

A week later it is still the official policy of the department:
Try multiple times an hour versus once every few hours. Think of it like a radio contest and call multiple times. Hitting the "redial" button on your phone increases your chances of connecting as soon as a line becomes free
While Douglas and Obama policy makers piss on working class people, Michael Colby gives us much better advice.


  1. With rapidly increasing unemployment, things like this will be common nationwide if states don't get more assistance from the federal government.

  2. libhom, the thing is Vermont had received money for this purpose and only in December had started to hire people, but apparently not enough.

    Thanks for the comment.


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