Wednesday, March 13, 2013
More on the unemployment line
I hope those "furloughed" can find meaningful employment quickly.
Scooter Store staff classified as jobless
By Patrick Danner - Express-News
The Scooter Store may say it's furloughed most of its workforce, but the Texas Workforce Commission considers those workers jobless — and therefore eligible for unemployment checks.
That's because The Scooter Store, a major supplier of power wheelchairs and scooters to the elderly and disabled, hasn't specified a return-to-work date for the furloughed workers.
The TWC, which administers unemployment benefits and workforce development services, calls The Scooter Store's decision to furlough most of its 1,800-person workforce a “permanent layoff.”
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