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BY staff | Washington D.C. | 3/17/14
A deal was reached between Senate Democrats and Republicans, March 13, to restore benefits for the long-term unemployed. An uphill fight is under way in the Republican-dominated House.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 3/11/14
In a surprise move, Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) announced here today, March 11, that he would undertake a rarely used procedure in an attempt to force a House vote on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC).
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 3/04/14
Senate Majority leader Harry Reid announced this evening, March 4, that he had filed a bill to renew Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC).
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 2/16/14
Congress has failed the unemployed, by going into recess without passing legislation to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. Senate majority leader Harry Reid tweeted, Feb. 12, that the issue would be “revisited” when the Senate goes back into session Feb.25.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 2/11/14
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was among those who voted against Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC), Feb 6.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/10/14
For the second month in a row, the Department of Labor employment report was weak, with only 113,000 new jobs created in January.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 2/06/14
The Senate failed to pass measures to restore Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) for long term jobless workers. With a 42 to 55 vote, Republicans blocked moving ahead on extending benefits for the unemployed.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 2/04/14
The Senate Democratic leadership announced today, Feb. 4, that a vote to extend benefits for long term unemployed workers is scheduled for Feb. 6.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 2/02/14
According to widespread reports here, Feb. 2, the Senate is close to an agreement that would allow a vote on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) the week starting Feb. 3.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 1/24/14
Another day has passed without the Senate taking action on Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits.
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