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Stimulus Bill Includes Unemployment Insurance Update

January 27, 2009
Legislation approved last week by a House committee would give states incentives to make it easier for part-time workers to qualify for unemployment benefits and provide benefits to people leaving work for a ‘compelling family reason.’
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Jobless Claims, Median Wages Rise

January 22, 2009
The number of U.S. initial jobless claims climbed higher the week ended January 17. Median wages for the fourth quarter of 2008 were up 4 percent from a year earlier.
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