Topic: Unemployment Benefits

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  1. Letter: Congress should extend unemployment benefits

    • Jan 25, 2014
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    By not extending unemployment benefits, Congress is also... We urge our representatives to show leadership and vote to extend unemployment benefits. Laurie Stalnaker,...

  2. Jobless benefits running out for many

    • Dec 22, 2013
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    Members chose not to renew federal unemployment benefits ... (Facebook question: Should Congress extend federal unemployment benefits ... '' We have never, as a country, cut off emergency unemployment benefits ...

  3. Thumbs Down: A post-Christmas boot on unemployment from D.C.

    • Dec 27, 2013
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    Federal unemployment benefits have run out and Congress refused to do anything about it. Nationally, 1.3 million jobless Americans will lose their benefits starting today, even...

  4. US jobless claims fell to 316,000 last week

    • Nov 27, 2013
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    WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 last... The total number Americans claiming unemployment benefits through the first full week of...

  5. New jobless aid requests rise to 336,000

    • Aug 22, 2013
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    WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits ... Applications for unemployment benefits generally reflect layoffs. The four-week average has fallen 5...

  6. Unemployment payment system broken from the start, insiders say

    • Oct 11, 2013
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    Danell Elswick was among those who waited for unemployment benefits for several weeks while EDD tried to figure out what went wrong.'' As a parent you want to provide for your...

  7. Jobless aid applications see decline

    • Sep 26, 2013
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    WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 5,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 305,000, the second-lowest level in six years. Steady declines...

  8. Fewer people seeking jobless benefits

    • Jun 06, 2013
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    WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by... More than 4.6 million Americans received unemployment benefits in the week ended May 18, the latest...

  9. Jobless claims hit 6-year low

    • Aug 08, 2013
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    WASHINGTON -- A measure of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits over the past month has fallen to its lowest level in almost six years, signaling fewer layoffs. The...

  10. Fiscal cliff deal nears finalization, but differences remain

    • Dec 31, 2012
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    Additionally, 346,000 unemployed state residents would get no federal unemployment benefits ... The emerging plan would also raise the tax on estates worth $5 million or more to 40 percent from 35 percent, extend unemployment benefits ... extended federal unemployment benefits ...

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