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States are emptying their unemployment funds, and even the federal fund designed as a backstop is likely to run out of money

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The unemployment crisis could force states to limit the duration and dollar amount of benefits, experts warn.

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States are emptying their unemployment funds, and even the federal fund designed as a backstop is likely to run out of money

The unemployment crisis could force states to limit the duration and dollar amount of benefits, experts warn.

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Restaurants and hotels are putting workers on 'zero hour schedules.' Here's how you can get unemployment benefits even if you're not officially laid off.

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