Rural workers stand to benefit from the modernization of unemployment insurance (UI) to cover part-time workers, which is an opportunity for states under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Plan (ARRA). Rural workers are more likely to work part-time, and many states that do not provide UI benefits to part-time workers have higher than average proportions of rural residents.
National Policy Brief No. 13
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Shattuck, Anne M., "Rural workers would benefit from unemployment insurance modernization" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 71.
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