If unemployed workers in South Carolina can't find a job in six months, they would have to volunteer 16 hours weekly to continue getting benefits from the state under a bill up for debate Tuesday by a Senate panel.
By Seanna Adcox|January 09, 2012 at 01:41 PM
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — If unemployed workers in South Carolina can’t find a job in six months, they would have to volunteer 16 hours weekly to continue getting benefits from the state under a bill up for debate Tuesday by a Senate panel.
Its sponsor, Sen. Paul Campbell, said it’s easier for people to get a job if they have a job of some sort, and his intent is to match people’s skills with work that needs done in city or county governments and schools, from electrical work to assisting in classrooms.
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