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Jobless Benefits Affected by Sequester Submitted: 03/16/2013
MADISON - Wisconsinites who get federal unemployment will see their benefits drop by nearly 11 percent because of automatic budget cuts. The state Department of Workforce Development said about 30-thousand people will be affected starting the week of April 7th. The reductions will continue at least through September 30th-- the end of the federal fiscal year. As an example-- the department said the maximum weekly payment of $363 will fall to $324. Eligibility rules remain the same. The department says people who receive jobless benefits from the state will not be affected.




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