This winter, Katherine Hackett is wearing a hat and coat around her house. She keeps her thermostat set at 58 degrees. After 17 years in the health care industry, Katherine abruptly got a pink slip and has been unemployed for more than a year.
INDIANAPOLIS | State workforce officials announced Monday that Indiana is on track to pay off its massive unemployment insurance debt to the federal government in the next four years.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers out of work for more than 26 weeks and collecting unemployment will see their weekly benefit payments shrink 10.7 percent starting April 8.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana National Guard felt the first pinch Monday as federal budget cuts known as the sequester began to take their toll on Hoosiers.
CHICAGO | Two south suburban residents are among 32 Illinois people indicted on federal charges related to receiving false unemployment benefits, Gary S. Shapiro, acting U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, announced Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD | The agency that hands out unemployment benefits in Illinois may soon be doling out relief checks to some of its own workers.
SPRINGFIELD | Tens of thousands of Illinoisans receiving unemployment benefits could see their checks stop on Dec. 29.
WASHINGTON | U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August than July, while they filled the most positions in three months, offering a mixed signal on the job market.
INDIANAPOLIS | Extended unemployment benefits will end 10 weeks earlier for out-of-work Hoosiers who seek assistance starting Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS | State officials say unemployed Indiana residents can file for an additional six weeks of jobless benefits beginning Sunday, Oct. 16.
INDIANAPOLIS | An increase in Indiana's employer-paid unemployment insurance premiums has enabled the state to begin paying interest on its massive unemployment debt to the federal government.
WASHINGTON | More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are rising and the job market is weak.
Mandatory drug screening for employment seekers is one of the several rule changes for people collecting employment insurance benefits from the state of Indiana.
When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its unemployment data for February 2011, the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent, the first time it has been below 9 percent since April 2009.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The clock is ticking for Illinois officials to avoid a potential mid-May cutoff in federal unemployment benefits for 32,000 out-of-work Illinoisans.
Legislation designed to fix Indiana's debt-ridden unemployment insurance system also will bring a host of rule changes for Hoosiers seeking to collect benefit payments.
HAMMOND | A Gary man accused of cashing in on thousands of dollars of unemployment benefits while holding a city and private job entered into a plea agreement Monday.
Despite all the strife that threatens to turn the current session of the Indiana General Assembly into a train wreck, some good already has been done. A solution to Indiana's bankrupt unemployment insurance fund has been approved.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels enacted a fix for Indiana's insolvent unemployment insurance system Thursday that raises premiums for businesses and cuts benefits to the unemployed.
More than 600 members of the United Steelworkers union will travel to Indianapolis on Tuesday for the organization's annual lobbying day.
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