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Unemployment benefit encourages people not to look for work.

Postby TalkingPoint » Tue Sep 21, 2004 9:32 am

Generous unemployment benefit simply encourages people not to look for work.

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Postby Arale » Sat Sep 25, 2004 5:32 am

Well, who have right to get unemployment benifits ? unemployeers, surely ! However, not all of them can get that benifits. They are labour forces who are jobless and not able to get a job after a long finding time and living in poverty or near poverty.That benefit is not hight enough to be existed, let alone to be lived. I think no one takes advantage of that tiny benifit to not look for jobs.

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 2:40 am

It depends on where one lives. I live in the US so that thing is common. Lazy people do that to get their way out of working. They go to work for, perhaps, a week or more and then they try their best to get fired so they can get in line to receive their unemployment checks. It makes me sick. I think this idea is the same as work compensation. Lazy people take advance of it also. They go to work and try their best to hurt themselves so they can get work compensation money from the company. It's sick :roll:

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 01, 2004 5:16 am

Lazy people do that to get their way out of working. They go to work for, perhaps, a week or more and then they try their best to get fired so they can get in line to receive their unemployment checks.

Oh they are so bad.The Government don't need support them any more.

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 5:48 am

Every country has laws to protect and support its own people; however, there are still some illegal ways going around though. "Rules are meant to be broken," I think? :?:

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 01, 2004 6:01 am

Indeed,there are many gaps in rules.Some authorities take the advantages these rules to get benefits.Red tape and corruption are illegal but quite common here that are main reasons holding my country back.How sad !

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Postby viveo » Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:23 am

I think it is not true. Because no one want to be unemployed. They want to work but somehow they have some problem we don't that right?
What is love ?

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:42 am

I think there are some differences in laws for rich and poor countries. Let me tell you one personal example. I had an uncle who was a doctor and he was literally "killed" by his coworker. The story began when he was having a headache while he was checking up his patients. He was afraid that the condition could lead him to diagnose his patients' conditions wrong, so he went to rest for a bit. His friend wanted him to be better; he gave my uncle a shot. That shot led him to death. It was a toxic medicine instead of a pain-killer shot. My uncle died shortly afterwards. The sad thing is when he was gone, he didn't even know his wife was two months pregnant at that time. The hospital people tried to hide the truth from us. They told us a lie about his condition and the reason why he was dead. We found it out later when one of his coworker accidentally spat it out. My family got mad, his dad was mad, his wife was mad, everyone was mad and hurt. His dad let it go though. He didn't sue the guy. My point for this story is if that guy was in the US, he would get sued and he would probably get in jail or his license would be taken away forever. He wouldn't get a chance to practice his medical anymore.
We, Vietnamese, are different. We tend to practice our laws more on love and some other things. We're afraid of karma. We think that if we sued someone, we'd get sued in the future. If we get our rights, or hurting people to get our rights we say, we'd get the same by others in the future. It's a good thinking. I have nothing to against it, but sometimes we need to separate ourselves from what should be let go and what should not. That's how we can build our country better.

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:44 am

viveo wrote:I think it is not true. Because no one want to be unemployed. They want to work but somehow they have some problem we don't that right?

Are you stating your point based on where you live or where I live?

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:57 am

Sad to hear your story and I really feel sorry for your uncle.Your uncle's Dad has a grand humanity.God bless him !
Yes, our opinions are quite different from that in America and western countries.We usually solve things by emotion so laws and rules are broken.That is really bad because people don't believe in law any more and get disappointed.

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 8:27 am

Too much of law is not a good thing either. Another personal story, I got hit by a car two years ago and I got covered by the government. I didn't have to pay a dime for the hospital bills and stuff. I was two days in the hospital and when I got out, I had my right leg and arm broken, a right dislocated shoulder, scratches on my body and my right thigh was numb (still numb, by the way). I was covered by the government so it was ok if we didn't sue the one who hit me; however, I had to do the police report and I had to sue him. In the middle of the sueing process, I gave up on it (personal reason). I decided to close the case. A lot of people who knew about it told me it was a loss that I didn't sue the guy. Some of them even told me that I should have faked my condition, in other words, made it worst. I should have gone to the therapy, massage, and so on. I would have gotten a lot of money from that person's insurance company. It made me sick when I was listening to those words. I and my mom felt that it wasn't a loss, but they did. :roll: She said it was ok to close the case since she thought that person did not mean to hit me; it was an accident. Also, she said it was ok to not have that money because it wasn't ours in the first place. That was how we dealt with our problems, Vietnamese way. :lol:
Other people deal with their accidents differently. Some of them even fake it although when there is none. I remember there was once time I and my cousin were in the car. My cousin was trying to park her car near the area that some strange kids were playing. When she was doing a reverse, she saw something kinda "fly" by and then we heard an owie. We both stepped out of the car. There was a kid lying on the ground telling us that my cousin hit him. My cousin got so mad because she knew she did not hit him and that guy was faking it. No matter what we said, he did not get up. My mom was standing near the window saw the whole thing. She came down and was faking that she didn't know us. She told him she witnessed everything. He looked at her really mad then he got up and ran away. Could you believe it? :roll:

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 01, 2004 8:48 am

She came down and was faking that she didn't know us. She told him she witnessed everything. He looked at her really mad then he got up and ran away. Could you believe it?


The truth is the truth. Noone could cover it.It will be shown in ligh though late or soon. I believe that.

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 9:00 am

No one = two separated words. :wink:

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 01, 2004 9:13 am

yes it is ! :wink:
Thank you, teacher!

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 01, 2004 9:17 am

hehehe no problem. It was a typo huh? :wink:

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Postby Arale » Fri Oct 01, 2004 9:27 am

:wink: :wink: :wink:
Yeah because I am tired after a long time talking with you.
Bye bye !have fun !


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Postby Gloria » Thu Nov 04, 2004 12:42 pm

Arale wrote:Well, who have right to get unemployment benifits ? unemployeers, surely ! However, not all of them can get that benifits. They are labour forces who are jobless and not able to get a job after a long finding time and living in poverty or near poverty._


According to Arale's saying, I also think that the unemployment benifits is not so attractive that can make people not go to look for a job since it is quite difficult to get that benefits.
However, if there are really someone who has such a thinking,I think it's better for the government to cut the benifits which is providing to them.
Please give this money to the needs.

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Re: Unemployment benefit encourages people not to look for work.

Postby amor » Sat Jan 03, 2009 12:46 pm

It's sickening to do nothing...

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Re: Unemployment benefit encourages people not to look for work.

Postby nicbase » Fri May 08, 2015 6:49 pm

I completly agree with view that generous unemployment benefit would simply encoruage people not to look for a new job, because peole by nature would rather to have a rest more than work . Unemployment benefit can be a reason to forget about making money and being less responsible for this person's life. I think that benefits should be reduced and should be decresed, but education and diverse interesting and well-paid jobs should be more avaiable. In short people who are able to work should find adequate job and earn for his or her needs. In conclusion benefits should be for hadiccaped people who aren't able to work now and in the future.

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Re: Unemployment benefit encourages people not to look for work.

Postby aladrelich » Sun May 10, 2015 7:20 pm

I agree with that, but that people are just lazy. I thinkt that everyone want to do something in their live. I would be doing charity work or even take care of my home etc. But i can't do noting all the time. I have to do something. That is important to my life, because i want develop my skills.

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Re: Unemployment benefit encourages people not to look for work.

Postby alicpryl » Sat May 16, 2015 3:12 pm

I think it depends on a person. Most of us want to have well paid job and stable future. We work hard and gain new experience. But there are also people who ale lazy and don't want to work. In such situations generous unemployment benefit encourages them not to look for a job.


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