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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Labor said Monday that the extended benefits (EB) program payments ended on June 23. EB are a temporary federal program that provides additional unemployment benefits to claimants who qualify. The benefits were provided to claimants who remained unemployed when they exhausted regular unemployment compensation (UC)

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SAN JUAN — This fall’s hurricane season has been rough on Jesús Vázquez’s family business outside the capital of Puerto Rico. Their 35-year-old ice factory and adjacent laundromat hasn’t had power since Hurricane Irma, which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 6, thirteen days before Hurricane Maria devastated the island. And

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US DOL’s Gerri Fiala WASHINGTON – The Virgin Islands is one of only two jurisdictions in the country to be formally sanctioned by the federal government for failure to meet agreed performance records in job training, the V.I. Free Press has learned. Compounding the news is the fact that the

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