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Unemployment Benefits

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  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Top Prosecutor: Imprisoned Man Receives Unemployment Pay, Gets Arrested

    Top Prosecutor: Imprisoned Man Receives Unemployment Pay, Gets Arrested
    ROCKY HILL — A New Haven man who authorities said collected unemployment benefits while in jail was arrested Thursday, said a spokesman from the Chief State's Attorney's office. Candido Rivera, also known as Candido Quiles, 45, was charged with...
  • Prosecutors say inmate collected unemployment in jail

    Connecticut prosecutors say a New Haven man accused of collecting $4,000 in unemployment benefits while in jail has been arrested. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1zsAdQh) that a spokesman for the state's attorney's office says Candido...
  • Weekly jobless claims rise but remain low

    More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market. Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...
  • Mashantucket Woman Charged With Unemployment Fraud

    Mashantucket Woman Charged With Unemployment Fraud
    ROCKY HILL — A Mashantucket woman was accused of fraudulently collecting more than $23,000 in unemployment benefits, said a spokesman for the Chief State's Attorney's Office. Tracy A. Daley, 42, of Elizabeth George Drive on the Mashantucket...
  • Bill to help Virginia military spouses had modest cost

    It's a challenge many a military family has faced over the years – one spouse is transferred from Virginia and the other has to leave a good Virginia job – and a new state effort aims to ease the pain. The first report card on state Sen....
  • Trumbull Man Charged With Unemployment Fraud

    A Trumbull man was charged on Thursday with collecting more than $8,000 in unemployment benefits fraudulently, the state division of criminal justice said. Luis Joel Otera, 35, of Beverly Road, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public...
  • Jobless claims point to firmer labor market

    Jobless claims point to firmer labor market
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. Other data on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region braked sharply in December,...
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid fall to 7-week low

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid fall to 7-week low
    The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level in seven weeks, a sign that the U.S. economy and job market are steadily improving. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits dropped 9,000...
  • Dems should've run on Obama's record: My Word

    Why did Democrats lose big on election night? It's simple: They spent too much time running from President Obama's record, when they should have been running on it. According to October's factcheck.org, millions of previously uninsured Americans...
  • Jobless claims jump, but one-month average lowest since 2000

    Initial claims for jobless benefits jumped last week from a post-Great Recession low, but the average over the past four weeks was the lowest since 2000 for the volatile but closely watched barometer of the labor market. About 283,000 people filed for...