"In my constituency, 7.9 per cent of the working age population are unemployed and claiming unemployment benefits
According to her, unemployment benefit
amounts to 250 som a month.
"Unfortunately, many of these newly-unemployed individuals are discovering the hard way that state unemployment benefits
alone barely cover necessities," explained David Sterling, whose company, SterlingRisk, is one of the top independent brokerage firms.
An administrative law judge initially ruled that the worker was entitled to unemployment benefits
. An insurance appeal board later overturned that ruling.
The state has TL 89 billion in its coffers allocated for unemployment benefits
. In the past 13 years, only TL 9.8 billion has been paid to the jobless, while since 2002, 1.8 million out of 5.9 million applicants for unemployment aid have failed to receive assistance as they were considered ineligible for benefits.
In Warwickshire, more than 100 less people were claiming unemployment benefits
. Figures from July show that only 3,043 people had claimed benefits while 3,153 people had claimed unemployment benefits
the month before.
The biggest annual decrease in the payment of unemployment benefits
was in April 2014 when it dropped 68.1% year-on-year.
Fewer than 25 percent of those out of work are signed up for weekly unemployment benefits
, a near-record low since the government began tracking this data in 1987.
CYPRUS is not affected by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision on the so-called "benefits tourism", since it already has safeguards in place to assure that only job seekers will receive unemployment benefits
, said Labour and Social Insurance minister Zeta Emilianidou.
What is evident from a quick look at the draft budget 2015 is that the allocations for unemployment benefits
and public sector salaries will increase most.
The US reported a drop in the number of applicants for unemployment benefits
as well as an increase in the country's gross domestic product (GDP).
WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits
tumbled last week to the lowest level in nearly seven years, strengthening views of faster job growth.