Unemployment Insurance and COBRA Externsion Due to Expire

By Jason Weinstock on February 5, 2010

Unless lawmakers in Washington act by February 28, 2010, the jobs bill passed in December that extended long-term unemployment insurance benefits and that gave a COBRA extension will expire.  With the unemployment in Nevada at an all-time high, this is terrible news  for workers who have been unemployed for a long time.  Read more about the AFL-CIO’s jobs plan to address this problem and for information on how to contact legislators to urge them to act on legislation now.