Periodic unemployment created by seasonal variations in particular industries, especially industries such as construction that are affected by the weather.
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Last year, it let an unemployment extension for the long-term jobless expire during the holidays.To GOP Congress, as Usual, It’s Welfare on the Chopping Block|Monica Potts|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Florida, with its large seasonal migrations of northeasterners, is also now a wine-wise state.
For much of the past half century, the rustbelt states suffered high levels of unemployment.
For additional information on seasonal depression, head to the National Institute of Mental Health.
Studies show seasonal affective disorder is four times more common in women than men.
"Unemployment," in the case of the willing and able becomes henceforth a social crime.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
And then I suppose hell be out of work over there, and we shall be hearing of the unemployment in the Colonies!Chains|Elizabeth Baker
It was a device that accomplished, two thousand years ago, the function of our proud Bureau of Seasonal Gratuities.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
If I could only do something—solve the unemployment problem or make some grand gesture—in answer to all this.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
Sun worship was of great antiquity in Babylonia, but appears to have been seasonal in its earliest phases.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie