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January 1992

Changes in unemployment insurance legislation in 1991

Diana Runner

With the Nation in recession, emergency legislation was enacted at the Federal level to provide additional weeks of benefits to qualified persons; four States enacted emergency or additional benefit programs, and eight States added or made permanent special taxes. This article summarizes major changes in State unemployment insurance laws enacted during 1991.

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