Critics unconvinced by official New Deal figures
- Benefit changes put courses for jobless at risk. Merrick, Neil // People Management;3/9/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p8
Discusses that training courses for unemployed people are under threat following the decision of Great Britain's government to stop people claiming benefit for tuition per week. Amount of time people out of work can spend in college each week without losing benefits in April 1996; Challenges...
- Ottawa's UI crackdown fizzles. Bunner, Paul; Kaganoff, Penny; Clark, Doug; Steinberg, Sybil // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/1/93, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p14
Speculates that attempts to tighten access to Canada's deficit-ridden unemployment insurance system have come a cropper at the hands of opposition parties, welfare advocates, labor and women's groups, Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, the media and the Quebec Tory caucus. Broad agreement on the need...
- When work doesn't work. Burtless, G. // Brookings Review;Spring92, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on employment programs for welfare recipients, a method that many financially strapped state governments use to curb welfare costs by changing the behavior of the recipients. Changing attitudes towards welfare and work; State experiments in workfare; What the Manpower Demonstration...
- Job security in America. Abraham, Katharine; Houseman, Susan // Brookings Review;Summer93, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p34
Examines layoffs of workers in the United States. America's pro-layoff bias; German and US labor market adjustment; Steps for reform.
- Bush-league unemployment. Bonilla, Carlos // Policy Review;Sum93, Issue 65, p36
Presents the effects of President Bill Clinton's health care and labor policies to unemployment. Slow overall economic growth; Higher productivity at a cost to employment; Increasing labor cost; Service sector implications; Mandated health-care benefits; European policies; Entry-level jobs; Job...
- Emergency unemployment relief extended. Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;Oct92, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p122
Reports that the House and Senate have passed the `Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1992' (HR 5260) to extend emergency unemployment benefits. Brief details on the new law.
- America must learn lessons from Europe. Doolin, Wallace B. // Nation's Restaurant News;11/7/94, Vol. 28 Issue 44, p44
Opinion. Stresses the need for the United States to learn from the experience of the European Community in fighting unemployment. Increase in minimum wages; Increase in cost of employee benefits through mandatory employer-paid health insurance.
- Employment. Clymo, Philippa // Youth Studies Australia;Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p59
Presents an abstract of the paper `A note on post-white paper interpretation of labour force data,' by John Burgess published in the `Australian Bulletin of Labour' about the Australian government's policy for reducing unemployment rate.
- Jobless pay extension may cost $1.6 billion. Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;Dec93, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p91
Reports on the proposed six-month extension of the emergency jobless pay program in the United States. United States Secretary of Labor Robert Reich as sponsor of proposal; Benefits to unemployed who have exhausted their unemployment payments.