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Workers Furloughed In U.S. Shutdown Must Return Jobless Benefits

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October 25, 2013 AT 6:05 PM
The Labor Department said Federal employees furloughed during the partial shutdown of the U.S. government this month will have to return any jobless benefits they received given that Congress has approved retroactive pay. States will have to collect and send back to the federal government unemployment benefits granted to thousands of federal workers after Congress deadlocked over the U.S. budget.