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Unemployment Benefit

A payment made, especially by a government, to an unemployed person. Unemployed benefits are available to persons who have been laid off or terminated against their will. These benefits help them pay their bills until they can find more work.

unemployment benefit

see JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE.

unemployment benefit

see JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE.
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The biggest annual decrease in the payment of unemployment benefits was in April 2014 when it dropped 68.
Unemployment benefits are only available to those who lost a job through no fault of their own.
On November 6, 2009, the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 expanded the period of unemployment benefits in the second tier of emergency benefits from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and broadened it to cover eligible individuals in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.
WASHINGTON: Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, partly reversing a sharp jump in applications the previous week.
5 million USD) of unemployment benefit from the fund in May 2010.
That using pension as collateral makes sense was also confirmed by Yun (2002) for Korea, another country with a modest unemployment benefit system.
For the first eight months of the year, unemployment benefit payments decreased by 11.
The DUP minister added: "The more recent unemployment benefit figures for September are also encouraging, showing a fall in this measure of unemployment for the eighth month.
Al-Shimy meanwhile said the ETUF had offered to sponsor unemployment benefit pay, but the ETUF denies the claim.
THOUSANDS of euros are being scammed from the office of social security by EU residents who despite having lost their jobs in Cyprus and returned to their country of origin still fraudulently claim unemployment benefit here.
Unemployment benefit applications peaked during the recession at 651,000.
According to figures of the Unemployment Insurance Fund Bulletin, 32,178 people filed for unemployment benefit in April 2010.

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