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August 2015

Changes in federal and state unemployment insurance legislation in 2014

Loryn Lancaster

New federal legislation enacted in 2014 makes all unemployment compensation taxable income and gives the states funds for certain job search and placement services rendered to unemployment insurance claimants. State enactments focus on the widespread establishment and regulation of work-sharing programs.

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Book Reviews

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Migrants: making it in the melting pot

Janie-Lynn Kang

A collection of 10 essays on immigration policy and immigrant integration into American society.

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Beyond BLS

Life after the NFL

James C. Titkemeyer

Traditional life-cycle savings models don’t seem to apply to former NFL players who go bankrupt.

Stuck in the middle: job market polarization

Ann Norris

Why have wages and employment of mid-level jobs been declining?

Why do former high school athletes earn more than everyone else?

Graham Boone

Former high school student-athletes are seen as having more self-confidence and being better leaders, traits associated with high status jobs.

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Flashback
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October 1994

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), let’s look back at labor force trends for people with disabilities before ADA was enacted.

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