Can't Work, Can't Get Work: The Unemployment Trap

Published: Aug 05, 2010

Two years ago, Alexandra Jarrin had a corporate job outside of New York City that paid $56,000. Now she's out of work and, having depleted 99 weeks of unemployment benefits, out of money, too. The New York Times profiles Jarrin today and, in so doing, does more than provide just another case study in struggles of unemployed Americans.

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