Unemployment Extension 2010: How Many Will Benefit

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The unemployment extension 2010 has passed and will continue for another 13 months. Included with the tax cut bill was the underlying issue of whether many jobless Americans will continue to receive their unemployment benefits.

Those who qualify for the extension will receive retroactive compensation from December 4th for those who missed any disbursements. Payments will continue for up to 20 weeks allow jobless workers to continue to seek alternate employment opportunities while still receiving some income.

Benefit weeks differ in accordance to the tier of your state you should contact your local unemployment office for your state information. Unemployed workers in states that are tier one receive up to 20 extra weeks, tier two up to 13 weeks, tier three up to 13 weeks and tier four up to six weeks.

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The information about the unemployment extension 2010 comes to individuals before holidays in hopes that some will be in a more festive mood. The uncertainty of just how many weeks they will receive relative to their tiers is a concern for some families. This will still stop many from running out and getting extra gifts because they have to worry about the next bill or meal.

Though jobs continue to be a rare commodity many individuals right now would just like to have a chance at making a moderate income. Earlier this week Obama met with top CEOs at the Oval Office to discuss hiring practices of major corporations. The initiative of this meeting was to see if they are able to start hiring employees again. One can only hope something positive came out of this meeting and in the upcoming year we will see many more help wanted advertisements.

Until trends change and this economy experiences some type of monetary surplus unemployed workers face strenuous times as their benefits set to expire once again. Will an extension of six weeks be enough? What will happen when unemployed workers really reach the end of their benefits?

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