Benefits run out for more than 2 million unemployed Americans

07/13/2010 | Washington Post, The

More than 2 million Americans have lost unemployment benefits, after legislation to extend payments was bogged down in Congress. Even if lawmakers act on the measure, there would not be additional benefits for the 1.4 million workers who have reached the 99-week limit. The U.S. Labor Department said there are almost five unemployed workers for every available job.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post, The