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dole

UK slang for an unemployment benefit, formally known as jobseeker’s allowance or JSA, which is paid by the government to those who are unemployed and seeking work.
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That consensus is that strikers should be eligible for welfare on the basis of need and for unemployment benefits after a protracted waiting period (except for innocent bystanders), as is current policy in New york and Rhode Island.
A number of citizens, who receive unemployment benefits in Kyrgyzstan is not so many, since the size of benefit is small and the working age citizens are not satisfied with this sum of money, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development Lunara Mamytova said on February 2 at the Parliament session.
The effect of benefit extensions on labor demand arises because the existence of unemployment benefits reduces labor supply, which increases the wage that would-be employers have to offer, which in turn decreases firm expected profits and reduces the posting of vacancies.
This follows from a previous ruling (Miethe, 12 June 1986) that an atypical frontier worker (in the sense that he had maintained close personal and professional links in the country of his last employment) should be allowed to choose the country in which he makes himself available to the employment recruitment services, and from which he receives unemployment benefit.
Summary: Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, partly reversing a sharp jump in applications the previous week.
Euro laws mean Poles who have paid national insurance contributions and then go home can continue to claim unemployment benefits for three months in the country where they used to work.
Up till now, everyone had assumed that Tory plans for welfare reform mean getting more people off sickness benefit and onto unemployment benefit, because that is the first stop in getting people in to work.
According to figures of the Unemployment Insurance Fund Bulletin, 31,404 people filed for unemployment benefit in May 2010.
By analyzing viability and redistribution properties of various UISA designs, the paper offers important policy guidance for developing countries that are contemplating introducing an unemployment benefit system.
My son has worked 45 hours a week for the last 26 weeks for pounds 50 a week unemployment benefit under the New Deal, which works out at pounds 1 an hour.
New unemployment benefit applications peaked at 674,000 in late March.
4, 2009 (CENS) -- The number of unemployment benefit applicants totaled an estimated 110,000 in July, down by 24,578 from a month earlier, according to the Bureau of Labor Insurance (BLI).

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