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Sequester cuts take effect for California unemployment benefits
Federal unemployment benefits will be cut by 18 percent due to the federal sequester spending cuts that Congress allowed to automatically kick in to reduce the deficit. The state Employment Development Department sent out notices earlier this month to …

Federal disaster unemployment benefits would increase under Hurricane Sandy
Federal law currently provides up to 26 weeks of Disaster Unemployment Assistance benefits, which are available to individuals who have become unemployed as a direct result of a major disaster and who don't quality for state unemployment insurance …

State unemployment benefits extended – Chippewa Herald
That means beginning May 12, people who have exhausted their state unemployment benefits or EUC tier two benefits will be eligible for nine additional weeks of federal compensation. The change extends the maximum eligibility in Wisconsin from …
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