That's just flat-out not true. for one, unemployment
Well, as you very well know, Llamas, there are many ways to rephrase a term. If some drug addict can't keep a job, he'll be unemployed. The government then gives him an amount of money for a much longer time then I think is rational. There are many ways to phrase this. Here are a few:
Federal pension of sorts
Rewarding drug addicts
Giving needed cash
Financing a loser
This makes me curious, though, as to exactly how long you think unemployment benefits should extend --- given that they're (A) based on your previous wage, and (B) limited based on how long you worked there. Do you think that your returns, i.e. benefits, should
Question: Do I Qualify for Unemployment?
Answer: Unemployment insurance benefits are available for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. There are eligibility requirements to qualify for unemployment benefits including working a certain number of weeks for a certain number of hours each week.
When You Don't Qualify for Unemployment
The following circumstances may disqualify you from collecting unemployment benefits:
Fired for misconduct
Quit without good cause
Resigned because of illness (check on disability benefits)
Left to get married
When You Quit Your Job
Can you collect unemployment if you quit your job? It depends. In most cases, if you voluntarily left employment you are not eligible. However, if you left for "good cause" you may be able to collect. "Good cause" is determined by the state unemployment office and you will be able to make a case for why you are eligible for benefits.
In addition, if you give notice, but the employer doesn't accept the notice and terminates your employment immediately, it is typically considered an involuntary termination and you may qualify for benefits.