unemploy'ment ben"efit

an allowance of money paid, usually weekly, to an unemployed worker by a state or federal agency or by the worker's labor union or former employer during all or part of the period of unemployment. Also called unemploy'ment compensa"tion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

unemploymentunemployment insurance

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