My sibling and his husband are really struggling.
The factory in town, where they both worked shut down and now they are living on unemployment income.
They are both trying to find jobs but they have done the same thing for the past various years and working on an assembly line doesn’t deliver you many skills for this week’s job market. I did tell them both that the local school was looking for cleaners but they don’t seem actually interested in that line of work either. My partner and I have talked about what all of us would do in their situation and all of us both agree that all of us would take whatever job was available to make ends meet. If it meant working at the school, mopping floors, or even working at a fast food joint. Many of these jobs are work intensive and you don’t have ideal working conditions but at least it would help to pay the bills. I guess that a single of the reasons they don’t want to work there is because the school buildings are not air conditioned and can get actuallyoverheatedwhile in the summer. This is when they need people most in order to ready the building for the next fall semester! Whatever their reasons I wish they would do something instead of resting around feeling sorry for themselves and collecting unemployment. A job is not going to fall into their laps and the factory is not going to open back up. Maybe they should apply to the local trade school and take classes in something that would be more relevant in this week’s job market.