unemployment benefits

Senate moves ahead with measure to extend long-term unemployment benefits

Senate Approves Long-Term Unemployment Extension

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to move ahead with a measure to extend unemployment benefits…

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Doomed

Bad News for the Long-Term Unemployed

There had been a fair amount of buzz around the idea that the budget mini-deal…

Congressional GOP may be willing to let emergency unemployment benefits lapse

Possible Cut Coming for Emergency Unemployment

With the jobless rate hovering just over 7 percent, congressional Republicans said Tuesday that they…

Why the unemployed are seeing smaller checks

Budget Cuts Reduce Unemployment Benefits

Federal budget cuts are taking a big bite out of the unemployment checks for the…

Jobless Claims Rise

According to the Department of Labor, jobless claims climbed by 8,000 to 365,000 in the…