Benefit changes put courses for jobless at risk
- 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.
- Living on a prayer. Walsh, Kerry-Anne // Bulletin with Newsweek;11/18/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6098, p22
Reports on the unemployed and underemployed in Australia. Their plight, a result of the lack of government reaction to the changing nature of Australia's economic base and its effect on employment opportunities and lifestyles; Long-term unemployed people; High levels of youth unemployment;...