N.C. House tentatively OK’s overhaul to state unemployment system

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina House voted to approve an overhaul of the state’s unemployment system, The Charlotte Observer reports.

The bill cuts the maximum benefits paid to unemployed workers by one-third, from $535 per week to $350.

It would also reduce the maximum weeks of benefits from 26 to a sliding scale of between 12 and 20 weeks, according to the report.

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