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State labor officials start enforcing new unemployment requirements

9:59 PM, Oct 8, 2012   |    comments
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State labor officials have started enforcing new unemployment requirements. We told you about the changes last week.

The longer a person is jobless, the less salary he or she can refuse and still keep unemployment benefits.

After 13 weeks, a person offered a job at 75 percent of their previous salary could lose benefits for not accepting it. After 38 weeks, that percentage drops to 65 percent of their previous salary.

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