- Sep 19, 2011
As always, it is filled with good intentions, but unfortunately there isn't enough after thought to how it will play out. There are always those who abuse the system or take advantage. Assistance is just that (or what it should be)-to get you on your feet again so you can stand on your own. Unfortunately, there are those who see it as a means to screw the system and remain on it. I think the whole COVID/unemployement was to help those affected by the pandemic, but sadly, plenty took advantage.ironic that the govt would offer the ppp program designed to incentivize businesses to keep or hire more employees at the same time offering indivivuals a higher amount on their unemployment that incentivizes them to stay home and not work. Thats like taking an upper and downer at the same time...
I also work in a hospital. Many purposely took furloughs after finding out that they would actually make close to what they would if they were working 40 hours a week. Some actually made more! Basically, it was like a built in paid vacation for them. And the furlough was up to 6-8 weeks! Nothing like taking 6-8 weeks off paid.