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What You Should Know About the Latest Federal Increases in Unemployment Benefits

By Jessica Soroka, JD June 2, 2009 Rising unemployment rates have resulted in new federal legislation aimed at assisting those affected by the recession.  Part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is designed to help people who are out of work due to the economic crisis currently facing this country. The […]

Unemployment Compensation

Lea en español Your Rights Regarding Unemployment Compensation Unemployment compensation, sometimes referred to as unemployment insurance (UI), is a government sponsored program. Both federal and state governments seek to protect eligible employees who become involuntarily unemployed through no fault of their own by providing temporary financial assistance. Under certain circumstances, when you lose your job, […]