Department of Labor

Community service for Unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits are costing taxpayers millions, and in cities, there is much work that needs to be done. The suggestion is for participants who recieve unemployment benefits; after a reasonble 6 weeks of benefits, in order to continue thier unemployment benefits, the recipient will provide 20-30 hours per week in community service to non-profits, city and state programs. This idea, will allow for the unemployed people to use thier skills to support thier local neighborhood, city and state programs. While, at the same time allowing for city, state and non-profits to recieve services for programs in need.



63 votes
Idea No. 16100