Meet The '99ers

Despite an extension of their unemployment benefits that lasted 99 weeks, an eye-opening number of U.S. workers still haven't been able to find jobs. Roughly 17.5 percent of Silicon Valley-area residents are still without work, according to a CBS News Report. Many have been forced to make substantial changes to their lifestyles because they haven't received a paycheck in more than two years.

Despite an extension of their unemployment benefits that lasted 99 weeks, an eye-opening number of U.S. workers still haven't been able to find jobs. Roughly 17.5 percent of Silicon Valley-area residents are still without work, according to a CBS News Report. Many have been forced to make substantial changes to their lifestyles because they haven't received a paycheck in more than two years. Meet the '99ers.

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