Explains basic eligibility requirements, benefits, and financing structure of four kinds of unemployment benefits available to unemployed workers to provide them with income support during a spell of unemployment, including regular unemployment compensation, extended benefits, emergency unemployment compensation program, and disaster unemployment assistance. Summarizes legislative issues in the 111th Congress.
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