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United States workers who are out of work due to no fault of their own are eligible for unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks. When the unemployment rate is high, benefits may be paid for additional weeks... More »


Unemployment extension occurs when regular unemployment benefits are exhausted and ... To date, Congress has not passed any further extensions. ... in states not receiving Extended Benefits on Feb 22, 2012, will be increased to 16 weeks ...


The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act (S. 1845) is bill that would extend ... (Under the nonreduction rule such an agreement does not apply with respect to a state whose method for computing regular unemployment compensation ... "Why Congress Must Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits".


Feb 2, 2015 ... For states with rapidly rising unemployment rates, the Extended Benefits (EB) program ... In addition, Congress passed a program called Emergency Unemployment ... Obama will fund this overhaul of the UI plan through the ...


Senate Approves Jobless Benefits Extension ... benefits expired for 1.3 million Americans, Senate Democrats will try to extend them again this week.


At the end of this week, long-term benefits for the unemployed will end. ... Contra Costa Times – Congress must extend unemployment benefits: “In each of the ...


Jan 7, 2014 ... Congress: Extend Unemployment Benefits For Three Months And Make ... that giving unemployment benefits will sap Americans' motivation to ...


Jul 21, 2014 ... It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment ... unemployment bill, told me he doesn't think Republicans will budge ...


Jan 31, 2015 ... Extended Unemployment Benefits Really Did Raise The Unemployment Rate ... We exploit the variation induced by the decision of Congress in ...


Sep 8, 2016 ... Unemployment benefits were extended in 2009, 2010 and 2011 to a total of 99 weeks ... Congress reluctantly passed the Emergency Unemployment ... money directly into the pockets of those who will spend them right away.