Unemployment extension

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Unemployment Extension in US – It passes Senate

The Senate approved a bipartisan unemployment benefits extension Monday, with six Republicans joining Senate Democrats to clear the measure.  The measure passed 59 to 38 with all Democrats in attendance voting for the bill. The five Republicans who helped negotiate the measure — Susan Collins of Maine, Dean Heller of Nevada, Mark S. Kirk of … Continue reading

Unemployment Extension in US – A bipartisan compromise agreement on the table

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) have  announced a bipartisan compromise agreement (Reed-Heller Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance) to restore federal jobless benefits which expired on December 28, 2013. The legislation would provide for a 5 month extension of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) which expired on December 28th. The more … Continue reading

US / ‘Extended’ Unemployment Benefits ending: less active jobless persons looking for work

Editor’s Note: We know what is unemployment insurance. It covers for unemployment. That said, it is also the price we pay to keep the unemployed active. And when the price of something falls, you get less of it on the market. This is what might happen with the end of the ‘extensions’: less active jobless persons … Continue reading

US / CBO estimates that extending the emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) program for one year would cost $25.7 billion

The Congressional Budget Office has completed an estimate of the budgetary effects of H.R. 3546, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2013 Continue reading

US / List of Unemployment Extension Programs for Each State

This article provides a list of state unemployment extension program information. Please keep in mind that benefits vary from state to state Continue reading

Unemployment Extension / Nothing on the table after Republicans pulled Plan B

With 9 days left before extended unemployment benefits expire, there is no new from Washington on an extension. Last night, the Republicans pulled Plan B which did not included reauthorization of federal extended unemployment and there is no other legislation current pending. If an agreement that includes the restoration of federal unemployment benefits isn’t reached, extended … Continue reading

End of UI extensions / Labor market would lose 400,000 jobs in 2013

Federally funded extended unemployment insurance (UI) benefits are set to expire at the end of this year. These benefits serve two very useful public purposes. Most obviously, they provide a lifeline to the long-term unemployed and their families during the deepest and longest economic downturn since the 1930s.1 Less understood but equally crucial, the UI … Continue reading

U.S. | Unemployment Extension | Summary of the changes

Federal extended unemployment benefits are in effect for 2012, however federal extended benefits for long-term unemployed workers will be gradually reduced to 73 weeks in the states with the highest rates of unemployment and 63 weeks elsewhere. Alison Doyle presents a summary of the changes @: via Unemployment Extension.

Unemployment Extension – Version 2 – Nicole Kurokawa – Townhall Conservative Columnists – Page 1

Passed last week as part of a comprehensive payroll tax cut/doc fix/general handout bill, Congress also moved to extend unemployment benefits.  That’s hardly a surprise, given the reluctance of fiscal conservatives to take any stand that could be construed as incentives to out-of-work voters. While extending the enhanced federal unemployment program, the bill will scale … Continue reading

Unemployment Extension – jobsearch.about

Congress has passed and President Obama has signed extension of federal extended unemployment benefits programs and the payroll tax cut. Federal extended benefits for long-term unemployed workers will be gradually reduced to 73 weeks in the states with the highest rates of unemployment and 63 weeks elsewhere. Here’s a summary of the changes: Extended Unemployment Tiers 2012 … Continue reading

29,500 long-term unemployed Michigan workers lose benefits

Nearly 30,000 “long-term” unemployed workers in Michigan—those out of work for more than 6 months—had their Extended Benefits (EB) assistance abruptly disqualified as of February 18. The EB assistance is the last extension program available for workers who have exhausted all other forms of emergency unemployment compensation. The disqualification comes as a result of new … Continue reading

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