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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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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 various tiers and the frequent extensions of funding for unemployment benefits has created different "cohorts" of individuals who receive EUC benefits that were authorized by different pieces of legislation.
The Labor Department said Thursday that the number of people applying for unemployment benefits dropped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 403,000 in the week ending April 16.
5 million USD) of unemployment benefit from the fund in May 2010.
That using pension as collateral makes sense was also confirmed by Yun (2002) for Korea, another country with a modest 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.
In May the number of unemployment benefit applicants totaled 88,688, which jumped to 134,578 in June and then shrank to 110,000 in July.
The Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board (Board) ruled that Oliver was disqualified from entitlement to unemployment benefits because she terminated her employment without cause.
WASHINGTON - More than 83,000 out-of-work residents in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area will lose their unemployment benefits by June without congressional action, according to a new report Wednesday by the region's House Democrats.
In November 2001, the two working groups established to come up with proposals for reform of pensions and the unemployment benefit systems submitted their proposals to the government (Working groups on reform of pension and unemployment benefits, 2001; Ministry of Finance, 2001c).
The second is the rule of unemployment benefit indexation.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Birmingham fell last month for the first time this year, bringing the rate down to 8.

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