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Unemployment Benefits

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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.

04/05/2012

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Wis. Senate Approves Extending Unemployment Benefits

The Wisconsin state Senate has approved extending federal unemployment benefits for an additional 13 weeks.

07/19/2011

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Court: Mistake No Reason To Withhold Unemployment

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a worker’s mistake on the job is not enough reason to deny unemployment benefits.

04/05/2011

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Dayton Approves Extended Unemployment Benefits

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a law keeping Minnesota’s jobless eligible for 13 weeks of extended federal unemployment benefits.

03/09/2011

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?

12/07/2010

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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.

12/07/2010