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First-Time Unemployment Benefits Fall To Historically low Level

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The number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits dropped last week, a positive sign companies are laying off fewer employees and the economy continues to steadily add jobs. Initial claims for unemployment benefits, a measure of layoffs across the U.S., ...

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US Unemployment Finally At 5.5% But Wage Growth Stands Still

Minimum Wage Raises

Despite making an impressive turnaround in the past couple years, the US economy still has some struggles. One of the biggest factors facing those in the workforce is a stagnant income pool, with little to no prospect of getting a ...

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An Unemployed Mother’s Side of the Story

Courtesy of Associated Press
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How does a woman with two master’s degrees in Education find herself unemployed and struggling? Debbie Jucak of Chicago and her husband were financially well off. Once their daughter was born Debbie decided it was a good idea to stay ...

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Importance in Extending Unemployment Insurance

Importance in Extending Unemployment Insurance

The importance in extending unemployment insurance is larger than many realize. Unemployment insurance was taken away from 1.3 million Americans. Many Americans are unemployed and looking for work.  Unemployment insurance is important for these millions of Americans who are unemployed. ...

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