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Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits will be reduced
“In Wyoming the current average emergency management unemployment compensation payment is about $ 330. As a result of our federal sequestration that means an individual receiving an average weekly benefit would see their payment reduced by about …
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Groups urge help for state's unemployed
Advocacy groups for the poor and the state AFL-CIO are pushing state legislators to take action to help unemployed workers and ease the impact of a new law that will significantly reduce jobless benefits. The groups held a press briefing Monday to …
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Extended Benefits Didn't Keep People From Taking Jobs
Extended unemployment insurance benefits in the most recent recession prompted some people who would otherwise have dropped out of the workforce to stay in a little longer, but didn't encourage people to reject jobs, according to new research recently …
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How will Obama’s economic stimulus plan affect unemployment benefits for unemployed people in North Carolina?
Question by Anna: How will Obama’s economic stimulus plan affect unemployment benefits for unemployed people in North Carolina?
For how many weeks will unemployment benefits be extended? Initially, I had read that unemployment benefits would be extended another 33 weeks, but now I’m hearing they will be extended through the end of the year for those whose benefits are exhausted after March. Which is it? If my unemployment benefits are set to expire at the end of February, how many more weeks of benefits will I get, assuming I am eligible?
Answer by Improper Bostonian
Ask the agency where you live, I’m sure they know.
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This video covers information to help claimants and employers prepare for an unemployment insurance benefits hearing with the Office of Administrative Hearings.
Mandatory budget cuts are beginning to take a toll on long-term unemployment benefits. Emily Schmidt reports – BoozWheez1 – Please subscribe for regular upda…
Reduced Benefits Ahead for North Carolina's Newly Unemployed
Beginning June 30, unemployed North Carolina workers who apply for state benefits for the first time will get less money. This is the result of a bill Governor Pat McCrory signed into law last February. Currently, the maximum unemployment benefit is …
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Emergency unemployment cuts take affect
Because weekly unemployment benefits are usually half of an individual's previous weekly income, unemployment checks are spent quickly. Therefore, making a cut to unemployment benefits could decrease overall spending, pulling millions of dollars out of …
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IRS workers accused of stealing jobless benefits and welfare
Two dozen Tennessee-based IRS workers have been accused of fraudulently obtaining unemployment benefits, food stamps, welfare and housing vouchers, illegally receiving a total of $ 250,000 in government benefits. The thefts occurred while the workers …
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Jobless claimant count falls sharply in April
LONDON | Wed May 15, 2013 9:33am BST. LONDON (Reuters) – The number of Britons claiming unemployment benefit fell much more than expected in April, official data showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign that the economy is starting to find its feet.
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Knowing how and when to stop your unemployment benefit is crucial so you don’t end up owing the state a refund. This brief video tells you everything you nee…
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An unemployed man died after setting himself on fire in front of an employment agency in France’s western city of Nantes, police said Wednesday. He had threa…
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