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Jobless Benefits

U.S. Senators Strike Deal To Extend Jobless Insurance

Washington (AFP) – U.S. senators struck a bipartisan deal to reinstate emergency benefits for two million of America’s long-term unemployed, easing a months-long congressional impasse. A group of 10 senators thrashed out the agreement, which would extend for five more months the benefits that ran out in late 2013 amid congressional bickering over how to […]

March 14, 2014

Companies Pledge To Aid Obama Initiative For Long-Term Unemployed

WASHINGTON — Chief executives from 20 companies are slated to gather at the White House on Friday, bringing with them a pledge not to unfairly weed out the long-term unemployed when they hire. About 300 businesses — including 20 Fortune 50 companies — have signed a document promising not to discriminate against job applicants solely […]

January 31, 2014