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unemployment insurance

noun coverage for the unemployed, insurance coverage for the unemployed, promise to pay benefits for the unemployed, unemployyent benefits, unemployment compensation
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He said the rate freeze was included in different versions of the unemployment insurance reforms approved by the Senate earlier, and it was included in a bill that cleared the House last week that combined unemployment insurance reforms with a proposed hike in the minimum wage.
For the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the Zentrum fur Europaische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) - invited by EMPL to comment on the provisional findings of the study on 'The cost of non-Europe resulting from the absence of an unemployment insurance scheme for the euro area'(2) - such an EU scheme would have offered many advantages during the economic and financial crisis.
Under the Unemployment Insurance Law, employees are entitled to 60% of their last monthly salary for a period of six consecutive months following unemployment, whether in the case of resignation or termination.
The overpayments damage both the financial solvency and the political strength of the unemployment insurance system, and reducing them must be a priority.
Adding that to the what the states provide--the traditional 26 weeks of benefits and 20 additional weeks of extended benefits--amounts to potentially being able to receive unemployment insurance benefits for 99 weeks (just about 2 years).
Notowidigdo, MIT, "Should Unemployment Insurance Vary With the Unemployment Rate?
Now that they have <a href="http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/36992/20100720/manchin-senate-byrd.htm">a new member from West Virginia</a> and two Republican lawmakers on their side, Senate Democrats are poised to pass an extension to unemployment insurance, which would quickly benefit at least 1.2 million out-of-work Americans.
According to figures of the Unemployment Insurance Fund Bulletin, 31,404 people filed for unemployment benefit in May 2010.
This testimony discusses issues related to the financial condition of state unemployment insurance (UI) programs.
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced that he will decline stimulus money specifically targeted at expanding state unemployment insurance coverage, becoming the first state executive to officially refuse any part of the federal government's payout to states.
Should corporate officers be exempted from unemployment insurance? That's going to be a common question for Washington corporations in the next few months in preparing for a new state law that takes effect in January.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-18 December 2007-EDB Business Partner ASA lands contracts with Swedish unemployment insurance offices(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

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