Topic: Unemployment

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1. Unemployment ____________ = money that is paid by the government to people who do not have a job.
  benefits
  money

2. Did you quit or were you ____________?
  hired
  fired

3. My friend tried to commit unemployment ____________, but he was caught.
  scam
  fraud

4. I ____________ for unemployment benefits last week.
  filed
  tried

5. My benefits are automatically ____________ into my account every week.
  deposited
  given

6. People who receive benefits have to fill out a weekly ____________.
  request
  claim

7. I didn't receive my check this week. It must have gotten ____________.
  lost in the mail
  lost in mail

8. An ____________ occurs when you receive (or pay) more money than you are legally entitled to.
  underpayment
  overpayment

9. You have to report all your ____________ on your weekly claim.
  wage
  wages

10. In legal terms, the "person making a claim" is the ____________.
  claimant
  claimer

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