Unemployment

$600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits Expire With No New Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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IRS Urged to Expedite Delivery of Stimulus Checks As Millions Still Haven’t Received Payments

While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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New Stimulus Bill Proposal Includes Second $1,200 Check, Cuts Unemployment Benefits to $200

As the country continues to grapple with the effects of coronavirus, many Americans are eagerly wondering what will be included in a second stimulus relief bill. Here’s a look at the new proposal put forth by Senate Republicans on Monday.
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There’s ‘Fundamental Agreement’ on a Second Stimulus Check — But Who Would Qualify?

It seems likely that another stimulus check could be included in a second round of coronavirus relief. But there are still many questions around who exactly will qualify for another direct payment.
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Will a Second Stimulus Check Be Approved by the End of July?

A new coronavirus relief bill is a high priority for legislators during the remaining half of July. But the aid may look different the second time around, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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21-Year-Old College Student Among 24,000 Told to Pay Back Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits have offered some relief to the millions of Americans who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. But 24,000 people in Ohio have found themselves having to pay back portions of their benefits.
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Will the $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefits Be Extended Past July 31?

The Trump administration is opposed to extending the $600 weekly unemployment benefits which are currently set to expire on July 31.The benefits were part of the CARES Act stimulus package that passed in March.
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Are Second Stimulus Checks Unlikely After Strong Jobs Report in May?

After an unexpectedly positive jobs report for the month of May, Americans are wondering if a second round of stimulus relief is less likely than ever.
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Nearly One-Third of Unemployment Benefits Have Not Been Paid Out Yet

With more than 40 million Americans currently out of work, many have yet to receive any unemployment benefits. $67 billion has yet to be paid out via overloaded and antiquated government systems.
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How to Help Those Who Are Unemployed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic continues to keep millions of Americans unemployed. As many people continue to be jobless, experts are sharing advice on how you can help them.
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