Feds Tell Wis. Unemployment Benefits End Next Week The federal government has warned Wisconsin officials the state's unemployment rate has improved enough to end extended jobless benefits.
Wis. Senate Approves Extending Unemployment BenefitsThe Wisconsin state Senate has approved extending federal unemployment benefits for an additional 13 weeks.
Court: Mistake No Reason To Withhold UnemploymentThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a worker's mistake on the job is not enough reason to deny unemployment benefits.
Dayton Approves Extended Unemployment BenefitsGov. Mark Dayton has signed a law keeping Minnesota's jobless eligible for 13 weeks of extended federal unemployment benefits.
Good Question: Do Benefits Keep People From Working?If the Congress and President Barack Obama don't act, unemployment benefits for 2 million Americans will run out by the holidays. So, the President wants to extend benefits. However, do unemployment benefits discourage the unemployed from finding a job?
DeBlog: Do Unemployment Benefits Discourage Job Seekers?Tonight's Good Question is a doozy. In light of the compromise to extend unemployment benefits (again), we're wondering if getting unemployment benefits keeps people from actively looking for a job.