Wednesday February 26, 2020
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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. | 2/07/14
Below is a list of how members of the Senate voted, Feb. 6, on the 3 month extension of unemployment benefits for long term jobless workers.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 2/06/14
Steff Yorek, the Political Secretary of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, condemned the Senate’s Feb. 6 failure to pass Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC), stating it was “nothing short of criminal.”
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 Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 1/29/14
As soon as President Obama's State of the Union address was over, debates around the speech's central theme of wealth inequality were distributed in carefully packaged arguments to all who would listen.
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