by Alan Pyke Posted on August 20, 2014
Gov. John Kasich is applying food stamps work requirements unevenly across the state, and Ohio non-profit groups are asking for the USDA to intervene.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 4, 2014
The research shows that unemployment benefits help people avoid default, rather than lulling them away from the job hunt.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 29, 2014
Letting the long-term unemployed go without benefits hasn't made a difference in the state's job growth.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 25, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
Senators introduced a bill to extend unemployment benefits on Tuesday.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 22, 2014
Economic downturns have long been understood to push suicide rates up, but new research shows that a stronger unemployment safety net mitigates that effect.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 18, 2014
A landmark court ruling could make it easier for domestic violence victims who are fired for their abuse to get unemployment benefits.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 10, 2014
And the numbers keep climbing.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 9, 2014
One in five people who have been out of work for at least a year are battling depression.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 4, 2014
The Senators accused the President of trying to "dictate policies that restrict when American families can do the laundry."
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 22, 2014
Fourteen percent were still unsuccessfully job hunting five years after they lost their jobs.