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Unemployment Benefits

1,600 in Tucson area cut off from unemployment benefits Saturday

Around 1,600 Pima County residents will be cut off from receiving long-term unemployment benefits Saturday because Congress didn’t renew funding for the program.

December 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State wants unemployment checks back from furloughed federal workers

PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won’t be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.

October 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona's jobless rate up slightly

PHOENIX — Arizona's jobless rate jumped three-tenths of a point last month and now is a full percentage point higher than the national figure.

September 19, 2013 11:45 amLoading…

State action should save Ariz. businesses $42 per worker

PHOENIX — The state is borrowing $200 million this week to pay off the last of what it owes the federal government for providing jobless benefits to out-of-work employees.

September 16, 2013 4:22 pmLoading…

Bad news for jobless church workers

PHOENIX - Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.

April 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

21,000 in AZ face cutoff of benefits

PHOENIX - More than a third of Arizonans collecting jobless benefits could be getting their final checks this week.

December 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tales from the Morgue: Old-age pension plan, conclusion

Tales from the Morgue: Old-age pension plan, conclusion

The final two installments about the new "old-age pension plan" dealt less with what retired people would receive and more with where that money would come from and how it would be managed.

May 30, 2012 10:15 am Related Loading…

Tighter rules sought for those getting jobless pay

PHOENIX - Arizonans who lose their jobs through no fault of their own would have to do more to look for work to qualify for unemployment benefits, under a measure given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday.

March 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Panel OKs drug tests for jobless benefits

PHOENIX - A House panel voted narrowly Thursday to require drug testing of Arizonans who want jobless benefits.

March 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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