Federal benefits run out in North Carolina

Local News
11:51 am
Thu December 27, 2012

87,000 North Carolinians To Be Cut Off From Unemployment Benefits

Tens of thousands of unemployed North Carolinians will run out of federal benefits at the end of this week.

On Saturday, the federal government will end its extension of unemployment benefits, which began during the recession in 2008. There are about 87,000 unemployed North Carolinians who are currently relying on federal benefits because they've already exceeded the maximum state benefits.

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