Thursday, December 04, 2008

Unemployment Extended Effective 11/23/08

"Congress has passed an expansion of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program. This extension originally provided up to 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits, effective from July 7, 2008 through March 28, 2009 in Massachusetts. Effective on November 23, 2008, this federal extension was expanded to provide up to 7 additional weeks of unemployment benefits." For more on unemployment in Massachusetts, see Mass. Law About Unemployment.