1:53 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Reduced Benefits Ahead for North Carolina's Newly Unemployed

North Carolina's newly unemployed may get fewer benefits as they hunt for work.
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Next month, some North Carolinians will get fewer state benefits and for less time.

Beginning June 30, unemployed North Carolina workers who apply for state benefits for the first time will get less money. This is the result of a bill Governor Pat McCrory signed into law last February.

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11:46 am
Tue February 19, 2013

McCrory Signs Unemployment Insurance Overhaul

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Governor Pat McCrory this morning signed House Bill 4, which will help to repay the 2.5 billion dollars owed by North Carolina to the federal government, in part by cutting jobless benefits.

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