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[8 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 8,509 views]
Working fewer hours? Unemployment Insurance may help

It’s that time of year when things just seem to slow to a crawl. The holiday rush is over, the new year is settled in and the winter weather threatens to keep us in hibernation. In business, construction screeches to a halt and sales tank enough to almost guarantee a good parking spot every time you head to Walmart. At work, it’s a drastic change from weeks of overtime to fill holiday orders to having enough orders to warrant a full, 40-hour week.
The reduction of hours couldn’t come at a …

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[19 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,145 views]
Unemployment numbers kinda-sorta drop in the Natural State

The unemployment rate in Arkansas may have dropped in May, but we’re still not even as gainfully employed as we were a year ago.