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Emergency unemployment benefits run out Jan. 2

On Jan. 2, 2013, the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program will expire, unless Congress votes to extend the federal benefits as it has done in the past, said Renee Olson, administrator Employment Security Division of the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Division.

As a result, about 25,000 Nevadans currently receiving benefits will be abruptly cut off and each week another 1,000 claimants who are receiving regular unemployment, (which allows for a maximum of 26 weeks), will exhaust their benefits and not be able to move to the program. However, claimants should continue to file their weekly claims so that …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 28, 2012 12:45PM Published Nov 28, 2012 12:41PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.