Lee Creighton looks for a job on the internet at his home in Cary, N.C., Thursday, June 27, 2013. Creighton has been unemployed since October and will receive his last bit of unemployment aid this

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Lee Creighton looks for a job on the internet at his home in Cary, N.C., Thursday, June 27, 2013. Creighton has been unemployed since October and will receive his last bit of unemployment aid this week. With changes to its unemployment law taking effect this weekend, North Carolina not only is cutting benefits for those who file new claims, it will become the first state disqualified from a federal compensation program for the long-term jobless. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) less 

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Associated Press
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 11:57 AM EDT