With changes to its unemployment law, NC becomes 1st state to drop federal jobless funds

  • by: EMERY P. DALESIO , AP Business Writer
  • Updated: June 28, 2013 - 5:30 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. — With changes to its unemployment law taking effect this weekend, North Carolina not only is cutting benefits for those who file new claims, it will become the first state disqualified from a federal compensation program for the long-term jobless.

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