End Of Federal Unemployment Raises Questions About Fraud, Joblessness

Federal Unemployment Benefits Ended Over The Holiday Weekend, Raising Questions About How The Payments’ Expiration Will Affect The Job Market And Whether Congress Will Renew The Benefits.

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Unemployment Fraud Scrutinized Ahead Of Debate Over Renewing Federal Benefits

Republicans In The U.S. House And Senate Are Demanding A Federal Investigation Into Unemployment Benefits Money Lost To Fraudsters, Calling It The “Greatest Theft Of American Tax Dollars In Our Nation’s History.”

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Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Federal Unemployment Benefits In TN

A Lawsuit Filed Friday In The Middle District Of Tennessee Is Asking The Court To Intervene And Allow Tennessee Residents Receiving Unemployment Benefits To Again Take Part In The Federal Supplemental Pandemic Relief Unemployment Program.

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Unemployment Programs Wasted Billions

A Federal Watchdog Says Billions Of Taxpayer Dollars Have Been Wasted Through Unemployment Programs In The Past Year, And That Number Is Likely To Rise.

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Small Business Owners Struggling To Find Workers

Small Business Owners Are Continuing To Have Problems Attracting New Workers In The Wake Of The Coronavirus Pandemic And Are Trying To Entice Them With New Incentives, A New Report From The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Shows.

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Federal Unemployment Benefits Spur Hiring Crisis

Republicans Have Argued For Months That Federal Unemployment Benefits Are Keeping Americans From Going Back To Work, And A New Survey Seems To Support That Claim.

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Staffing Shortages Still Affecting Tennessee Small Businesses

“Tourism And Hospitality And Travel Industry Is The No. 2 Industry In Our State And The No. 1 Employer. It Took The Hardest Hit, With Travel, During The Pandemic. But Now We Are Open For Business, And We Are Hiring Aggressively.”

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Tennessee’s Jobless Claims Tick Up During Last Week Of Federal Benefits

Nearly 6,500 New Unemployment Claims Were Filed In Tennessee Last Week, The Final Week The State Participated In The Federal Supplemental Pandemic Relief Unemployment Program. 

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