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NC Unemployment Claims Filed Months Ago Still Pending For Thousands

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“When the state denies unemployment benefits, it takes months just to get an appeal appointment to plead your case…..But the process can be a long and winding one, even under the better conditions, as the state works out from under the avalanche of 3.4 million unemployment claims from 1.4 million people seeking help from multiple unemployment programs that rolled in over the last year.”…Read more.