At-will unemployment insurance in states that have at-will employment laws.
A discussion of a hypothetical at-will unemployment scheme. In this scenario, unemployment compensation would be available on an at-will basis, similar to employment laws that are at-will. In other words, anyone would be able to apply for any reason, or no reason.
With at-will unemployment compensation available, employers would be freer to exercise their Ninth Amendment right to create private social contracts that may result in employment, in manners more conducive to their private
At-will unemployment would be a more market friendly alternative to legislated welfare schemes.
A uniform rule on this type of market friendly public policy would provide market recognizable metrics for the US as whole (e.g. GDP).
An issue of homelessness due to lack of income could be addressed with a minimum wage subsidy based on at-will unemployment. Panhandling laws would have a more ethical, legal, and moral standing, if an indigent person could simply apply for at-will unemployment compensation.
With lower barriers to entry, the private sector could provide value added products to any guaranteed public sector unemployment compensation.
People on at-will unemployment would also be freer to perform civic duties, such as jury duty, attend school, or simply pursue happiness.