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Unemployment benefits expire as Congress debates extension

Publié par Clifford Armion le 04/06/2010

Clement Tan

"Reporting from Washington - As unemployment benefits expired Monday for tens of thousands of jobless workers, Democrats and Republicans renewed their haggling over whether to vote for an extension when Congress returns from its spring break next week. "At the heart of the dispute is whether the extension should be offset by spending cuts, as Republicans are demanding, or whether it constitutes an emergency, as Democrats say. "The expiration means 212,000 unemployed people will lose benefits this week, according to figures provided by the National Employment Law Project." Read on...
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"Unemployment benefits expire as Congress debates extension", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2010. Consulté le 24/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/unemployment-benefits-expire-as-congress-debates-extension