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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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Dismissed worker Samir Ragab Al-Shimy said Minister of Manpower Kamal Abu-Eita had promised EGP 500 in monthly unemployment benefits, and "is standing against the revolution, which called for equality.
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.
On November 6, 2009, the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 expanded the period of unemployment benefits in the second tier of emergency benefits from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and broadened it to cover eligible individuals in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.
WASHINGTON: 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.
The number of people who filed for unemployment benefit was 39,112 in March 2010.
Faced by an increasing trend in the number of unemployed, including UI recipients and the long-term unemployed, Slovenia in October 1998 reformed its unemployment benefit system.
The continued decline in the number of people making initial claims for unemployment benefit comes as the administration of Barack Obama, the US president, defends itself against claims by the opposition that a $787bn economic stimulus package has done little to shore up the flagging economy.
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).
Unfortunately, many who have either been terminated by their employers for just cause or left their employment without just cause try to cash in on the unemployment benefit system.
The average unemployment benefit in California is $253 a week.

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