Unemployment insurance plans in North Carolina spark controversy

Unemployment Insurance North Carolina

Lawmakers push changes for unemployment insurance North Carolina legislators have been working on a plan to reduce the benefits people receive through unemployment insurance. A bill has been introduced that aims to reduce the maximum weekly benefits that unemployed people can receive from the state’s unemployment insurance program from $530 to $350. The legislation would also cut down on the maximum duration that a person can receive such benefits from the current 20 weeks to just 12 weeks. The legislation has received criticism from consumer advocacy groups and has now…

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Unemployment insurance bill in North Carolina faces to Senate

Unemployment Insurance

The overhaul that slashes the system’s benefits moved quickly through the House. A controversial unemployment insurance bill that would entirely overhaul the system in North Carolina has now passed through the House and has moved on to the Senate in order to face their scrutiny and debate. The bill includes a number of widespread changes to the benefits that jobless workers would receive. The changes that it would make the unemployment insurance in the state include considerable slashes to the benefits that the jobless would be receiving in the future.…

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