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  • New York (NY) Unemployment Rate for January 2010 Falls

    New York (NY) Unemployment Rate for January 2010 Falls

    Unemployment rates for New York City and the state dipped in January, providing a faint signal that the waves of layoffs set off by the financial crisis may be subsiding. Job seekers lined up to talk to representatives of employers at a UJA-Federation of New […]

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  • Seven states hit hard by Jim Bunning’s delay on unemployment benefits

    Seven states hit hard by Jim Bunning’s delay on unemployment benefits

    If Congress doesn’t overcome Sen. Jim Bunning’s resistance to extending unemployment benefits, more than 10,000 unemployed Americans in each of seven states will lose benefits starting this week. As long as Jim Bunning delays a deal in Congress to extend unemployment benefits, states around the […]

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  • Stocks Rise Following Drop in Jobless Claims

    Stocks Rise Following Drop in Jobless Claims

    As 2009 draws to a close the figures released during November show a sign of things to come in the new year. The country’s economic center saw stocks rise as recent reports released reveal positives signs in jobless claims in both State and the US. […]

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  • New York’s Unemployment Rate 9% For October 2009

    New York’s Unemployment Rate 9% For October 2009

    The current latest news regarding New York’s Unemployment Rate for October 2009, as written by Associated Press: New York’s unemployment rate inched to 9 percent in October from 8.9 in September State labor department officials say that’s the highest level since April 1983. The latest […]

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  • New York Unemployment Benefits Extended 20 Weeks

    New York Unemployment Benefits Extended 20 Weeks

    President Obama has signed legislation that extends unemployment benefits for 14 weeks in all states and 20 weeks in New York.

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