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No income and number 88,000 in line: This is what it's like to be unemployed in America

Marci Oberst sat down at her computer Tuesday and embarked on what’s become a daily ritual – trying to log onto the Maryland Department of Labor’s website so she can extend her unemployment insurance.  At 9:30 AM, she was number 88,000 in line, according to the state’s labor website. “You call the Department of Labor (and) it’s either busy or gives you a recording and just hangs up on you,” says Oberst who is […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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