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Newspaper carrier update

Green Mountain Daily - - 8:49 am Thu May 16th, 2013

You've probably noticed that we've been covering the bill on providing unemployment insurance coverage to people who deliver newspapers for a living.

The issue is whether the people who work for the newspapers, getting the paper to your door, should be considered employees, which would make them eligible for unemployment coverage, or independent contractors, which would kick them out of the system. It's important to me, not because I'll ever have a job delivering newspapers, but because I think we need to stand up to the decades-long trend to reduce unemployment coverage and benefits, especially for low-wage workers.

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