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Government Shutdown Impact on Unemployment Benefits

If you're collecting unemployment and concerned about what will happen with your benefits if the federal government shuts down, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Ahead of the Bell: US Unemployment Benefits

- 1 day ago @ yahoo.com: The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. The report will be released Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. LITTLE CHANGE: Economists forecast ...

Applications for US unemployment benefits likely slipped a bit last week

- 23 hours ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.

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Watchdog: Unemployment taxes to pay off recession-era loans

Brace yourselves, California business types: The federal unemployment taxes you’ll pay in 2015 will be more than quadruple what you paid just a few years ago.Several hundred thousand employers in the Golden State will kick $1.3 billion into the...

Hawaii's unemployment rate drops to 4% in November

KHON2: Statewide, 642,850 were employed and 27,000 unemployed in November for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 669,850. Rate figures were adjusted to account for fluctuations that accompany the winter holiday season. The not seasonally adjusted rate ...

CT unemployment rate ticks upward despite November job gains

The CT Mirror: The unemployment rate reflects the portion of people employed within the labor force. And since the latter group is comprised both of those working and those seeking work, the jobless rate can worsen even as the state adds jobs – provided the number of ...

Mass. posts biggest monthly job gain in more than 3 years

Boston Globe: The state's employers added 13,500 jobs last month, the most since July 2011, according to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The state unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent, from 6 percent in October and 7.1 percent a year ...

Arizona gains jobs in November, unemployment flat

Arizona's November unemployment rate held steady at 6.8 percent with a less than 1 percent increase in non-farm jobs. The state added 24,400 workers for the month, which boosted jobs by 2.6 percent over 2013. The unemployment rate is still 1 percent ...

R.I. unemployment rate declines to 7.1 percent; state adds 2800 jobs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island's unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent for November, and the state gained 2,800 jobs, according to figures released Thursday by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training. The monthly jobs report also ...

Illinois unemployment rate falls to 6.4 percent

WLS-TV: The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell in November to its lowest level since June 2008, hitting 6.4 percent. The department said Thursday in its monthly report on the state's jobs picture that the rate ...

Why The Fed Continues To Anticipate Lower Unemployment

At the March 2013 meeting, the Fed was forecasting that 2015 unemployment would be 6.7%–7%. Now, the Fed is forecasting that unemployment will be 5.2%–5.3%.

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Audit: State overpaid $168M in unemployment

The state Department of Workforce Development overpaid nearly $168 million in unemployment benefits during the past three years and the agency's call centers couldn't handle hundreds of thousands of calls initiating claims, according to a state report ...

Wisconsin overpaid $168 million in unemployment, audit says

The state Department of Workforce Development overpaid nearly $168 million in unemployment benefits during the past three years and the agency's call centers couldn't handle hundreds of thousands of calls initiating claims, according to a state report ...

Audit finds millions in overpayments, jammed call centers

The state Department of Workforce Development overpaid nearly $168 million in unemployment benefits during the last three years and the agency's call centers couldn't handle hundreds of thousands of calls ...

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UK Unemployment Rate at 6-Year Low of 6 Percent

ABC News: Official figures show Britain's unemployment rate was 6 percent in the three months to October, its lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis. That's down on the previous three-month period's 6.2 percent. The Office for National Statistics said ...

UK unemployment rate at 6-year low of 6 percent

WAVY-TV: LONDON (AP) — Official figures show Britain's unemployment rate was 6 percent in the three months to October, its lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis. That's down on the previous three-month period's 6.2 percent. The Office for National ...

Unemployment sticks while wages grow

The UK unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 per cent in the three months to 31 October while wages grew more than expected at 1.4 per cent.

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Washington's unemployment rate edges up to 6.2 percent

Bellingham Herald: OLYMPIA – Despite an estimated 6,800 new jobs created from October 2014 to November 2014, Washington's unemployment rate rose for a third month in a row to 6.2 percent, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the ...

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State unemployment rate increases to 6.2 percent

KOMO News: OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The unemployment rate in Washington state has increased for the third month in a row, according to the latest report released Wednesday by the state's Employment Security Department. The jobless rate for November was 6.2 percent, ...

Washington unemployment rate increases to 6.2 percent

KIRO Seattle: The unemployment rate in Washington state has increased for the third month in a row. The jobless rate for November was 6.2 percent, up from 6 percent in October, according to the latest report from the state's Employment Security Department. That ...

Magic Valley Unemployment Figures Decline

It doesn't totally make sense,” she said. The unemployment rate has dipped to 3.1 percent in the eight-county area, down a full 2 percentage points from October 2013, say October figures from the Department of Labor. The unemployment rate in Idaho is 4 ...

Unemployment rate improving in Halifax, Northampton, Warren counties

Halifax County has the fourth highest unemployment rate in the state, but numbers are improving for Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties, according to the most recent employment report released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

State unemployment rate increases to 6.2 percent

The unemployment rate in Washington state has increased for the third month in a row, according to the latest report released Wednesday by the state's Employment Security Department.

Region 7 unemployment lower

THE unemployment rate in Central Visayas is at 5.4 percent in the last quarter of the year, a figure lower than the national figure of six percent, the Department of Labor and Employment 7 said. The region has 177,000 people who do not have jobs. The national figure, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority last Dec. 10, is at 3,855,780.

Singapore Q3 Jobless Rate Revised To Show Faster Decline

The unemployment rate in Singapore was revised to show a faster decrease in the third quarter as the labour market remained tight, final figures released by the Ministry of Manpower showed Monday.

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Northern Ireland unemployment continues to fall

BBC News: Unemployment continued to fall in Northern Ireland in November, according to the latest official figures. The number of people claiming unemployment benefit was down by 700 to 51,200. That is the 23rd fall in a row and over the last year the number of ...

Unemployment continues to fall in Bradford

THE number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Bradford fell by almost 600 last month, according to the latest figures.

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Wage growth picks up as UK unemployment falls

BBC News: Meanwhile, the number of people unemployed in the quarter fell by 63,000 to 1.96 million. The fall was the slowest quarterly fall for a year, leading some analysts to speculate that the rate of improvement may have peaked. The jobless rate was 6 ...

Applications for US unemployment benefits likely slipped a bit last week

The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.

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