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Coping with recession

The U.S. economic recovery hasn’t felt much like one even for people who managed to find new jobs after being laid off. Most of them have had to settle for less payrecession. Only 56 percent of Americans laid off from January 2009 through December 2011…

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Do unemployment benefits deter job seeking?

President Obama made a plea to the Senate toextend unemployment benefitsA to 3 million Americans who will stop receiving them this month. He said it’s the government’s responsibility “to offer emergency assistance to people who desperately need it … to help them make ends meet and…

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