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Suit over delayed unemployment benefit dismissed

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit seeking unemployment benefits for Marylanders whose claims are on hold, finding that they can't bypass the claims and appeal process through the courts. News outlets reported that the Unemployed Workers' Union's suit contends that falsely flagged applicants are being denied benefits. The plaintiffs asked Judge John Nugent to find that the state "failed to establish and execute policies required by […]

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Suit challenges MD decision ending federal unemployment benefit

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland residents who are out of work have filed a class-action lawsuit to block the state's decision to end enhanced federal unemployment benefits next week. News outlets report that the Unemployed Workers Union filed the suit Thursday in Baltimore Circuit Court. The lawsuit challenges Gov. Larry Hogan's authority to stop several unemployment benefits on July 3, seeking an injunction to keep the governor from revoking benefits two […]

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