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Unemployed Could Lose Checks Due to Job Market Improving


The job market continues to improve.

The labor department says employers added 203,000 jobs in November, which was 20,000 more than expected.

The unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent.

However, for the unemployed, many may soon lose their unemployment checks.

The program that expanded benefits during the financial crisis are set to expire and return to pre-recession levels, giving the unemployed six months of payments.

If Congress doesn't extend the program, about a million people will lose their benefits in January.


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