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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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Further, the freeze will not have to wait for agreements on other unemployment insurance reforms and the minimum wage.
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Categories: May 6, 2010, Compensation, Employment, Federal Unemployment Tax Act tax, Federal/state relations, Income maintenance programs, Public assistance programs, Rates, Risk factors, Statistical data, Trust funds, Unemployment compensation programs, Unemployment insurance, Unemployment insurance benefits, Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, Unemployment rates
In a statement, Jindal, who is slated to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama's message to Congress on Tuesday, expressed concern that expanding unemployment insurance coverage would lead to increased unemployment insurance taxes later on, Politico.com reported.
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Norwegian IT group EDB Business Partner ASA said on Tuesday (18 December) that its Swedish subsidiary has secured IT operating services contracts with 10 of Sweden's 35 unemployment insurance offices.

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