Acting up on the job could land Missourians without unemployment benefits, under a measure sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk on April 29.
State officials say federal employees in Illinois who were furloughed during the shutdown have to repay unemployment insurance benefits.
The Senate voted 24-10 on Wednesday to override Nixon’s veto. The House did not vote on the bill after an earlier vote on similar legislation fell shy of the needed two-thirds majority.
About 90,000 people in Illinois will stop receiving unemployment benefits when a federal emergency program ends later this month.
Illinois looks for inmates collecting unemployment .
Senator Will Kraus wants to expand the definition of “misconduct to include violations of an employer’s rules outside the workplace and on an employee’s own time.
A Missouri House member is seeking to expand a law that exempts businesses from being charged for the unemployment benefits of some short-term employees.
The revelation came less than a month after it started a new process which runs the names of unemployment benefit recipients against a list of state inmates.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ An estimated 1,200 people have sought unemployment benefits in the Joplin area after their workplaces were damaged or destroyed by a deadly tornado two months ago, according to the local […]
As of April 23, the department reports only about 8,500 payments had been made under the new extension.