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Unemployment Insurance

Obama proposes new unemployment insurance plan

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Saturday proposed changes to the U.S. unemployment insurance system that he says would offer more security to the jobless and encourage experienced workers to rejoin the workforce, even if it means taking a pay cut.

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Obama proposes new unemployment insurance plan

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Saturday proposed changes to the U.S. unemployment insurance system that he says would offer more security to the jobless and encourage experienced workers to rejoin the workforce, even if it means taking a pay cut.

January 16, 2016 6:00 pmLoading…
Ohio sees fewest unemployment benefits claims in decades

Ohio sees fewest unemployment benefits claims in decades

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state data shows the number of unemployment benefits claims filed in Ohio last year was the lowest since 1973.

January 14, 2016 10:03 am Related Loading…

Nevada unemployment insurance program to go dark for 1 week

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — State officials say installing a new computer system will force a one-week blackout in Nevada's unemployment insurance program.

September 19, 2015 4:08 amLoading…

Lawyer: State's automated system for jobless benefits faulty

LANSING, Mich. — The state of Michigan is accused of wrongly seizing tax refunds from people based on a faulty system for checking fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits.

September 14, 2015 12:51 pmLoading…

Nebraska prison inmates collected $156K in unemployment

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska state officials say prison inmates collected more than $156,000 in unemployment benefits because of miscommunication among agencies.

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Brewer signs Armageddon survival bill into law

PHOENIX — Arizonans will soon learn what they need to do to survive electromagnetic Armageddon — assuming they survive the blast that causes it in the first place.

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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…

Legislature Briefs

Bill would make recalls more difficult

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Reform unemployment to help jobless move

Americans have always been willing to move to look for better economic opportunities, and this willingness to relocate is a big factor in U.S. prosperity.

April 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bill requires proof of firing to collect jobless benefits

PHOENIX - A House panel voted Wednesday to require those seeking unemployment benefits to prove they were fired and did not just quit.

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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