Senate Votes on Bill to Extend Federal Unemployment Benefits
February 7, 2011 2 Comments
By Dari Mandell
With the state’s unemployment rate at more than nine percent many New Jerseyans who come to unemployment offices and career centers remain frustrated. To help ease that frustration the Senate Labor Committee voted on a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits. To determine an extension, Washington compares the existing unemployment rate over the past three months to what it was two years ago.
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