Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 Passes the Senate

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Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 Passes the Senate

After months of negotiating, on Monday, April 7, 2014, the Senate passed House bill 3979 which contained an amendment to renew Emergency Unemployment Compensation (“EUC”) benefits to the long-term unemployed.  The bill passed by a vote of 59-38 and now heads to the House for a vote and final approval.