Jobless await vote on benefits extension

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Jobless await vote on benefits extension

Marietta Times – If the latest statistics are any indication, people are going back to work in Washington County, but the clock is ticking for those who still haven't found a job following layoffs that began more than a year ago.

"The last extension of unemployment expires Dec. 4, and (unless Congress intervenes) there won't be any more for workers who have exhausted their benefits," said Kathy Lott-Gramkow, director of employment and training at Washington-Morgan Community Action on Putnam Street.

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