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Simon joins Buck Consultants

Tamara M. “Tami” Simon has joined Buck Consultants, A Xerox Company, as managing director of knowledge resources. The knowledge resources group is responsible for Buck’s national multi-practice legal analysis and publications, government relations, research, surveys, training and knowledge management. Simon ...

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Twins conceived after dad’s death won’t get benefits

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a man’s children who were conceived through artificial insemination after his death cannot get Social Security survivor benefits. Justices unanimously ruled that twins born to Robert Capato’s surviving wife Karen did ...

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Unemployment aid applications stay at 370,000

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting modest but steady gains in the job market. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment aid applications stayed at a seasonally adjusted 370,000, the ...

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Life of Social Security trust funds loses 3 years

WASHINGTON — High energy prices and an economy that has been slow to rebound are worsening Social Security’s finances, shortening the life of the trust funds that support program by three years, the government said Monday. Those funds will now ...

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Life insurers pay $262 million after N.Y. probe

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says life insurance companies have paid more than $262 million to more than 32,000 consumers nationwide after an investigation of unpaid benefits. The state Department of Financial Services probe found many insurance companies regularly ...

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Applications for jobless aid up to 2-month high

WASHINGTON — More people sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the number of applicants to the highest level in two months. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment benefit applications jumped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 380,000. The previous ...

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