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Westminster man receives unemployment benefits he did not apply for

Westminster man receives unemployment benefits he did not apply for

1 hour ago   |   WBALTV

A Westminster man spoke with 11 News Tuesday. He said he got an unemployment benefits card in the mail and he never applied for one.
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Task force to reform Kentucky's unemployment insurance holds first meeting

Task force to reform Kentucky's unemployment insurance holds first meeting

1 hour ago   |   WLKY

A new unemployment insurance reform task force met for the first time Tuesday in Frankfort to try and find ways to improve the system.
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States Have Cut Off Unemployment. So Why Aren't More People Looking for Jobs?

1 hour ago   |   Slate

Republicans yanked away federal help to nudge people back to work. So far, it doesn't seem to be working.
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Lawmakers told updating Kentucky's unemployment system could take years

Lawmakers told updating Kentucky's unemployment system could take years

2 hours ago   |   WLWT

Fixing Kentucky's outdated system for processing jobless claims could take up to three years, the state's labor secretary said Tuesday as lawmakers delved into problems with...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

4 hours ago   |   CBS

Stimulus checks have helped Americans stay afloat during the pandemic. Though the economy is moving toward recovery, it remains a somewhat uneven recovery. The financial...
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Mississippi paid out $118 million in improper unemployment claims, largely due to fraud and stolen identities

Mississippi paid out $118 million in improper unemployment claims, largely due to fraud and stolen identities

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Americans received $600 weekly unemployment benefits under the CARES Act in March, but the Office of the Inspector General found in May that a portion of...
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Hotel workers keep switching jobs for 'minor salary bumps' during the US labor shortage, a hotel owner said. Some don't even show up for their first shift

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Karen Stamand, a housekeeper at Nonantum Resort, cleans a room. Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Some workers are getting jobs at hotels but not turning up to...
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Program links potential employees with employers in Stanislaus County

Program links potential employees with employers in Stanislaus County

23 hours ago   |   KCRA

A new program in Stanislaus County aims to link potential employees with employers - as the bonus unemployment benefits are set to end in less than three months.
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4 reasons that workers quitting at a record pace means the economy will come back stronger than ever

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Roughly 40% of employees have considered quitting their job, according to a Microsoft survey. And that's a good sign for the economy. Anton Mikhmel...
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Waiver available to avoid repaying excess jobless benefits in Kentucky

Waiver available to avoid repaying excess jobless benefits in Kentucky

1 day ago   |   WLWT

Thousands of Kentuckians can now apply for a waiver that could clear them from having to repay the overpayments included in their unemployment benefits.
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Pelosi announces plans to create select committee to investigate Jan. 6

Pelosi announces plans to create select committee to investigate Jan. 6

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that House Democrats plan to create a new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, weeks after Republicans... Read more ...

Credit cards companies rule against Mass. customer despite law on their side

Credit cards companies rule against Mass. customer despite law on their side

When the couple walked in to a sales pitch, they thought they were there to lower their timeshare fees, but were pressured them into signing a contract to get them out of their... Read more ...

Raiders' Carl Nassib has NFL's top-selling jersey after coming out, per report

Raiders' Carl Nassib has NFL's top-selling jersey after coming out, per report

Nassib reportedly had the top-selling NFL jersey after coming out as gay on Monday - a testament to the widespread support he has received. Read more ...

Naquin's 3-run homer in 9th gives Reds 10-7 win over Twins

Naquin's 3-run homer in 9th gives Reds 10-7 win over Twins

Tyler Naquin went 4 for 4 with a three-run home run that broke a ninth-inning tie right after the ragged Cincinnati bullpen lost a five-run lead, and the Reds beat the... Read more ...

Harlem Globetrotters ask to become NBA franchise in open letter

Harlem Globetrotters ask to become NBA franchise in open letter

The Harlem Globetrotters want in on the NBA's expansion plans. Read more ...

Video shows collision mechanic taking hammers to vehicles

Video shows collision mechanic taking hammers to vehicles

The video shows the auto body shop owner bashing customers' vehicles to inflict more damage and extract more from insurance companies. Read more ...

Mass. reaches Gov. Baker's goal of fully vaccinating 4.1 million

Mass. reaches Gov. Baker's goal of fully vaccinating 4.1 million

The news comes on the same day that the mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Boston's Hynes Convention Center is closing. Read more ...

Blue Jays' Manoah suspended 5 games for hitting Franco

Blue Jays' Manoah suspended 5 games for hitting Franco

NEW YORK - Toronto Blue Jays rookie Alek Manoah was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball senior vice president Michael Hill, who concluded the... Read more ...

More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

More than 10 officers killed, 4 missing from ambush in Burkina Faso, West Africa

At least 11 officers were killed Monday during an ambush in violence-plagued Burkina Faso. Four other officers are still missing from a police unit. Read more ...