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    Are taking advantage of a great opportunity to make some dough?

    Here in New England, roofs are collapsing under the weight of record snowfalls. How many so called unemployed people are going to make money on this situation?

    All one has to do is buy a roof rake for a few bucks or make their own and ask people if they want the snow removed from their dangerously overburdened roof.

    There is a ton of money just waiting to be made.
     
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    You live in New England? Yikes! That's to close for comfort.
     
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    you better move then.
     
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    Do you want them to make money under the table?
     
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    I don't give a shit.

    For one i doubt any one individual would pay them more than $600 so there would be no legal reason for a 1099.
     
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    meh. if it's good enough for our SecTreas... it's good enough for the unemployed.

    This of course assumes they really want to BE employed instead of gubmint cattle.

    Hey skull, if you have kids, you better get em out there before these unemployed people get that work. Shovel sidewalks? Sure! Shovel Roofs? That's an upcharge! Could see people making 20 bucks for an hour of work or so. Nice.
     
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    But wouldn't it effect their benefits? And if they worked under the table, wouldn't they be doing so illegally? And wouldn't that be UE fraud?
    If you were someone on UE would you want your benefits cut for two days of work? or have to pay back benefits because of two days of work?
     
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    Shoveling snow for two days= wanting to be employed?
    I love it when people talk about how these people are not looking, when it is well known the jobs are not available.
     
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    Congress doesn't want to fix illegal immigration. Why should they care about citizens doing work like this? At least the cash stays in the country.
     
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    I have 6 friends unemployed. Oh they're looking all right, but in very narrow areas of industry. Only ONE of the bunch left his field as a union electrician till things improved just to make sure there was some decent income. His wife won't look outside her field. I know of at least 3 who have stated they won't look for work till the benefits get close to running out, because they make good enough money just 'applying' for work with no intentions of trying to get it. And one is actually trying to make ends meet by working any temp job he's qualified for, plus volunteering to help network.

    Lots of lazy assholes out there, and some of them are my friends.
     

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