Jobless benefits

NJ Assembly To Vote On Job Training Bill

Jobless New Jersey residents may soon be able to receive training from potential employers without jeopardizing their unemployment benefits.


President Barack Obama

Obama Announces Bipartisan Pact On Tax Cuts

The President announced a bipartisan agreement on year-end legislation to extend expiring tax cuts and renew jobless benefits as part of a sweeping attempt to strengthen the economic recovery.


Protesters call for extension of unemployment benefits on Varick Street on Nov. 12. (Photo/Ginny Kosola, WCBS 880)

Unemployed NYers Call For Extension Of Jobless Benefits

Chanting “bail out the people not the banks,” long term unemployed people gathered on Varick Street Friday to demand Congress pass “Tier V” of employment benefits.