Publication Date

5-30-2017

Abstract

[Excerpt] The 115th Congress continues to consider many issues related to the two major components of the unemployment insurance (UI) system: Unemployment Compensation (UC) and Extended Benefits (EB). This report provides short summaries of legislative proposals with respect to UI programs. It also gives a brief overview of the UI programs that may provide benefits to eligible unemployed workers. In addition, it briefly summarizes UI proposals included in the President’s budget for FY2018.

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Suggested Citation
Whitaker, J. M., & Isaacs, K. P. (2017). Unemployment insurance: Legislative issues in the 115th Congress (CRS Report R44836). Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service.

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