State Unemployment Benefits

States reduce jobless checks, adding pressure to unemployed, Associated Press, February 29, 2016, CNBC: “When Demetrius White recently lost his job as a $10-an-hour forklift driver loading pallets of shampoo, he applied for unemployment benefits to help support his family. That aid will not last as long as it once did, because White is among the first group of people affected by a new Missouri law reducing the duration of jobless benefits. His $200-a-week checks will last no more than three months – just half as long as what has typically been available…”

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