Major League Soccer Referee Charged With Fraud In N.Y., SuspendedA Major League Soccer referee has been suspended after being accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working.
Hundreds Brave Cold For Chance At Union Job In Queens More than 100 people have been camped out in Long Island City for days in tents, cars and lawn chairs to apply for 50 apprenticeships with District Council 9.
Unemployment Benefits Expire; Obama Pushes For ExtensionPresident Barack Obama said he wants Congress to act quickly to reinstate and extend federal unemployment benefits that officially expired Saturday.
Unemployment Benefits Measure Sent To ChristieLegislation that would extend the amount of time that jobless residents in New Jersey could receive unemployment benefits has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie's desk.
States May Face Worse Budget ProblemsOn the billions of dollars states borrowed from the federal government to pay unemployment benefits during the recession, $1.3 billion in interest was coming due this Fall.
NJ Assembly To Vote On Job Training BillJobless New Jersey residents may soon be able to receive training from potential employers without jeopardizing their unemployment benefits.
Protest Planned Over Unemployment RemarkBill Holland of the New Jersey Working Families Alliance will lead a rally outsider Assemblyman Alex DeCroce's office in Whippany Wednesday.
Christie: Unemployment Remark 'Ill-Advised'Christie said remarks by Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce "ill-advised." DeCroce told business leaders this week that a resident collecting $550 a week in unemployment benefits has little incentive to look for work.
Conn. Hopes To Recoup $2.5M In Unemployment FraudConnecticut officials say hundreds of people have defrauded the state by collecting $2.5 million in unemployment benefits they do not deserve.
Dolan Stays Out Of Unemployment DebateWith two million Americans losing their unemployment benefits just as the holidays are arriving, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is taking a nuanced position.
NY's Unemployed Could Lose Benefits Before HolidaysA partisan dispute in Washington is threatening to unhinge the lives of the unemployed, and just in time for the holidays.
Jobless Benefits Reduced In NJThose in the Garden State seeking jobless benefits for the first time will be eligible for up to 26 weeks of aid instead of 99 weeks.

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