High Court Seeks SG's Input On Jobless Aid Deadline

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 7:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the solicitor general to weigh in on whether a deadline applies for claimants seeking federal unemployment benefits through a Department of Labor program for people who lose their jobs because of foreign competition.

The High Court asked the solicitor general to submit a brief expressing the government's view of a dispute sparked in Michigan over the DOL's interpretation of the Trade Act of 1974, which established the Trade Adjustment Assistance program that provides aid to workers who lose their...
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