Tag: federal unemployment insurance

  • U.S. weekly unemployment insurance claims rise to 231,000

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    New applications for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits rose 13,000 for the week ending Nov. 11 to a seasonally adjusted 231,000. The previous week’s figure was revised up by 1,000 to 218,000. The four-week moving average as of Nov. 11 rose 7,750 from the previous week’s revised average to 220,250. The number of continuing unemployment insurance…

  • U.S. senators introduce bill seeking changes to unemployment insurance program

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    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-), U.S. Senator Michael F. Bennet (D-Colo.), and U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-Va.) and a coalition of six Democratic and Independent senators on October 26 introduced a bill proposing several modifications to the joint federal-state unemployment insurance program. The act, among other provisions, proposes the following program changes: Unemployment…