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Swedish A-kassa rules abroad

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If you are abroad when you get unemployed, you apply abroad for unemployment insurance. If you get unemployed in Sweden you need to be in Sweden when you apply for a-kassa. 269 more words


Unemployment Fraud - Stay on Top of Claims to Reduce Potential Liability

There has been a recent increase in the number of fraudulent unemployment claims filed in Michigan and many other states throughout the US. One form of fraudulent claim filed is a type of identity theft – where someone creates an unemployment claim using the name and personal information of a second individual without the second individual knowing. 318 more words


Where is the Unemployment Office in Greensboro, North Carolina?

The Employment Security Commission, also called the “Unemployment Office,” changed its name. It is now called the NCWorks Career Center, and is one of two Centers in Guilford County. 155 more words

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The EU Commission called out the gig economy for its lack of social protections

The EU Commission on Wednesday published a “Pillar of Social Rights,” which sets out 20 proposals for improving worker social protections. Among them is one aimed at building better social protections for gig economy workers who are hired, on a task-by-task basis, by companies like Uber. 313 more words

Public Employment Service in US - USDOL has neglected strengthening the partnership with Unemployment Insurance research finds

The Employment Service-Unemployment Insurance (ES-UI) partnership is rooted in permanent authorizing statutes, an identical fund source, common rules for state administration, and interdependent practices to guard against improper payments and expose claimants to suitable job openings. 260 more words

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Unemployment Insurance in US - How to improve it

Some researchers and policymakers have reasonably worried that generous UI could discourage serious job search and raise workers’ wage demands unrealistically (an instance of what economists call “moral hazard”), thereby slowing the overall labor market recovery. 281 more words

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One Way to Save Money, Reduce Fraud and Employ People Faster (NM)

New Mexico has a unique program that combines behavioral economics and predictive analytics.

During the height of the Great Recession, when 10 percent of workers were out of a job, unemployment insurance pumped $155 billion into the pockets of laid-off workers. 73 more words

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