When Paychecks Stop

Dietsch, Robert W.
April 1973
New Republic;4/28/73, Vol. 168 Issue 17, p12
Discusses the government policy concerning unemployment compensation in the United States. Dominance of unemployment insurance as a fixed-benefit program for most covered employees; President Richard Nixon's request that Congress set federal jobless pay standards and extend benefits to farm workers; Nixon's order to raise the benefit ceilings of the statewide average weekly wage; Controversial proposal of Nixon to forbid states to grant unemployment benefits to strikers.


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