TITLE

Out of Work?

AUTHOR(S)
Dietsch, Robert W.
PUB. DATE
July 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;7/20/74, Vol. 171 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the social insurance system of the U.S. to ease the hardship of unemployment. Assessment of U.S. President Richard Nixon's employment benefit program; Viewpoint of Nixon regarding the burden of unemployment; Appraisal of jobless insurance scheme; Percentage of previous wages covering the maximum benefits for unemployed workers; Reluctance of states to extend coverage beyond the federal standard; Analysis that the plan of Nixon would extend coverage to most farm workers but not to the others; Overview of employment benefit payment system in several states of the U.S.; Prediction of unemployment rate by President's chief economic advisor, Kenneth Rush.
ACCESSION #
9919242

 

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