80K new jobs in June; 85K more people on disability in June

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    3.1 Million Workers Join Disability Ranks Vs. 2.6 Million That Got Jobs In Obama Recovery - Investors.com

    More workers joined the federal government's disability program in June than got new jobs, according to two new government reports, a clear indicator of how bleak the nation's jobs picture is after three full years of economic recovery.

    The economy created just 80,000 jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But that same month, 85,000 workers left the workforce entirely to enroll in the Social Security Disability Insurance program, according to the Social Security Administration.

    The disability ranks have outpaced job growth throughout President Obama's economic recovery. While the economy has created 2.6 million jobs since June 2009, fully 3.1 million workers signed up for disability benefits.

    In other words, the number of new disability enrollees has climbed 19% faster than the number of new jobs created during the sluggish recovery. (Even after accounting for people who left the disability program because they died or aged into retirement, the disability ranks have climbed more than 1.1 million in the past three years.)

    And the disability ranks will continue to swell. In just the last month, almost 275,000 put in applications for disability benefits. Experts say that more people try to get on disability when jobs are scarce, and changes to eligibility rules enacted back in 1984 have made it far easier to qualify.

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    Once you are on disability....do you ever come off ?

    This is starting to look like a huge scam.
     
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    what? they got injured doing nothing? what a fucking scam.
     
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    The amount of people going on govt disability has gone up over 100%

    I thought unions made america a safer work place?:confused:
     
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    imagine old people being to old to work.

    damned those old people
     
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    Hey Mr. Shitman... from your link...
    Derp...
     
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    Old people get retirement not disability idiot.
     
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    old people become disabled too you fuckwit.

    go get the average age of these disability collectors
     
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    I'm sure you'd prefer that they just die, right? And quickly, so as not to waste all those ObamaBucks in the ACA...
     
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    So youre saying its old people scamming the system?
     

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