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Senate Approves Change For Unemployment Benefits

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia business lobby won another victory as the Senate approved a change on paycheck deductions for union dues and limited unemployment benefits for certain temporary workers. The dues provision would require […]


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Rep. John Lewis on Payroll Tax Cut, Unemployment and More

The U.S House of Representatives passed H.R. 3765 Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011 by unanimous consent. The Republican leadership of the House blocked passage of this legislation intended to maintain a payroll […]


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State Lawmaker Wants Community Service For Unemployment Benefits

A Republican state lawmaker has prefiled legislation that would require recipients of unemployment benefits to perform community service.