unemployment benefit

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unemployment benefit

n
1. (Social Welfare) (in Britain, formerly) a regular payment to a person who is out of work: replaced by jobseeker's allowance in 1996. Informal term: dole
2. (Social Welfare) (in New Zealand) a means-tested monetary benefit paid weekly by the Social Security Department to the unemployed

unemploy′ment ben`efit


n.
a usu. weekly payment of money to an unemployed worker under an unemployment insurance program. Also called unemploy′ment compensa`tion.
[1925–30]
Translations
podpora v nezaměstnanosti
nadomestilo za brezposelnost

unemployment benefit

unemployment compensation (Am) nsussidio di disoccupazione
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-Labour Ministry discontinues unemployment compensations. -Cabinet Affairs Minister, UN delegation review preparation of the first voluntary national.
According to the official data, there are 140 thousand unemployed people in Kyrgyzstan now, said State Migration and Employment Committee Chair Aigul Ryskulova during the session of the Parliamentary Committee for Migration and Employment, where the new employment bill was reviewed.The new bill suggests to cancel unemployment compensations and to offer the social program on creation of work places for the unemployed instead.
It covers compensation for time worked and not worked, including vacations, holidays, sick leave and other paid leave, and it may stipulate employer contributions to public and private unemployment compensations, pensions, healthcare and employee welfare funds.

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