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US - Extension of unemployment benefits has no significant effect on the unemployment rate research finds

Gabriel Chodorow-Reich of Harvard University and Loukas Karabarbounis of the University of Chicago find that the extension of unemployment benefits from 26 to 99 weeks during the Great Recession increased the unemployment rate by at most 0.3 percentage point. 47 more words

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"Up-And-Running Now": Hillary's "Establishment Politics" Has Already Delivered Some Of The Paid Leave Sanders Promises

The negative reviews of and cascading events from Bernie Sanders’ less-than-deft Q&A with the New York Daily News earlier this week continue. But there is one additional passage from that interview that deserves, but has largely escaped, notice (emphasis mine): 626 more words


Letters for Tuesday, March 29

Edwards supports the community

Re: “Billionaire wears blinders,” Letter, March 28.

Marty Schacht, referring to Murray Edwards, asks the following: “Are these people totally controlled in life by the almighty dollar? 672 more words


'They’re not even trying:' Western premiers press Ottawa for broader EI benefits

As more workers in oil-producing areas of western Canada lose their jobs, the premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan are ramping up pressure on Ottawa to extend enhanced employment insurance benefits across their provinces. 690 more words


Webinar on Solve your Multistate Payroll Issues for the Mobile Workforce

Scheduled On : Friday, April 1, 2016 at 13:00 Hrs

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The internet and mobile devices have helped change the nature of employment. There are fewer central offices and more home offices. 255 more words


House Republicans play politics with unemployment extension for steelworkers

Steelworkers pleaded with members of a House committee yesterday to pass a clean bill extending unemployment benefits to workers impacted by the Iron Range mining slowdown, but they couldn’t convince Republicans, who continued holding the relief package hostage for $271 million in tax cuts for businesses. 535 more words


The implementation of a European unemployment insurance - A report

The implementation of a European unemployment insurance system could begin with the creation of a eurozone budget; a time-consuming but popular idea, according to the French Council of Economic Analysis. 294 more words

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