http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/markets/cavuto-census-bureaus-job-scam/ The Census Bureau's Job Scam Maria is a Census worker who got up the guts to talk to us and whose immediate superior at Census confirmed in emails everything Maria said to us. ..That when laid off, and later hired back, she didn't count as a "re-hire," she counted as a "new" hire. Hear that again. She wasn't counted as someone getting back an "old" job, but a new job. SNIP Margaret via Earthlink.net: "…I just met with my assistant crew leader and was advised that we will be having weekly meetings (scheduled until late July) Lasting approximately three hours each time to keep us on payroll. He said they didn't want us hitting the unemployment numbers. There is no other reason for the meetings.