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Jobless Benefits Could Expire by Year’s End

Posted on 11/26/2012 by | Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsIt could be a frightening start to the new year for some 2 million unemployed workers who stand to lose their jobless benefits by the end of December. Unless Congress extends emergency unemployment benefits set to expire, workers who’ve been out of work six months or more — and rely on the federal emergency program because they’ve exhausted their state’s jobless benefit — could see their unemployment checks cut off. This is particularly disturbing news for older workers. Of the …