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"The reintroduction of the pensions triple lock means the increase in weekly payments could vastly outpace earnings growth"
"The reintroduction of the pensions triple lock means the increase in weekly payments could vastly outpace earnings growth"
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"Inflation is expected to remain high later this year even as the economy slows and layoffs rise. Already, signs of financial stress are surfacing."
"Inflation is expected to remain high later this year even as the economy slows and layoffs rise. Already, signs of financial stress are surfacing."
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"Evidence shows that benefits sanctions push people into worse jobs, with long term negative effects."
"Evidence shows that benefits sanctions push people into worse jobs, with long term negative effects."
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"A different leader in No 10 will not save a failing social security system. We need a new modern welfare state, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan"
"A different leader in No 10 will not save a failing social security system. We need a new modern welfare state, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan"
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>"Current plans not fit for purpose amid squeeze on families, says Institute for Fiscal Studies"
>"Current plans not fit for purpose amid squeeze on families, says Institute for Fiscal Studies"
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>"THERE ARE 'still some big benefits to come' as the UK heads towards its second year outside of the EU, despite 'complete nonsense' from civil servants on the damaging effects of Brexit."
>"THERE ARE 'still some big benefits to come' as the UK heads towards its second year outside of the EU, despite 'complete nonsense' from civil servants on the damaging effects of Brexit."
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"There is evidence that ending emergency federal unemployment assistance accelerated the decline in continuing claims for regular benefits."
"There is evidence that ending emergency federal unemployment assistance accelerated the decline in continuing claims for regular benefits."
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>"Millions of Americans have reevaluated their work life during the pandemic, with a record 4.3 million quitting in August alone."
>"Millions of Americans have reevaluated their work life during the pandemic, with a record 4.3 million quitting in August alone."
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"Granting permanent legal status to unauthorized immigrants would likely raise tax revenues, increase productivity, and have additional benefits for the children of immigrants, generating substantial economic value for the entire country."
"Granting permanent legal status to unauthorized immigrants would likely raise tax revenues, increase productivity, and have additional benefits for the children of immigrants, generating substantial economic value for the entire country."
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>"When government benefits are taken into account, a smaller share of the population was living in poverty in 2020 even as the pandemic _...Read More_
>"When government benefits are taken into account, a smaller share of the population was living in poverty in 2020 even as the pandemic _...Read More_
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>"There are reasons to believe that not only is the unemployment insurance expiration overdue but that workers, especially women, will be better off for it and end up with benefits that exceed a monthly check."
>"There are reasons to believe that not only is the unemployment insurance expiration overdue but that workers, especially women, will be better off for it and end up with benefits that exceed a monthly check."
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>"The president has encouraged some states to continue helping the long-term unemployed, but administration officials said it was time for enhanced federal aid to end."
>"The president has encouraged some states to continue helping the long-term unemployed, but administration officials said it was time for enhanced federal aid to end."
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"Imagine the U.S. had a market mechanism that spurred employers to voluntarily pay higher wages, offer better benefits and use workers more productively. Actually, that mechanism exists — it’s called a labor shortage"
"Imagine the U.S. had a market mechanism that spurred employers to voluntarily pay higher wages, offer better benefits and use workers more productively. Actually, that mechanism exists — it’s called a labor shortage"
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>"Over seven million people across the U.S. will lose their unemployment benefits beginning on Monday as pandemic safety nets expire."
>"Over seven million people across the U.S. will lose their unemployment benefits beginning on Monday as pandemic safety nets expire."