Unemployment

Extra $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits to Run Out After 6 Weeks

Jobless Americans looking to receive the extra $300 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits will see the temporary aid run out after six weeks.
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Why the Countdown to a Second Stimulus Check Really Begins on September 14

Summer is over, but the clock is still ticking on a new stimulus deal. And while another coronavirus relief package is already overdue, an urgent race to a second check truly begins starting next week.
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Why a Second Stimulus Check Is Unlikely Until at Least September

The days of summer are winding down, but a second stimulus check may still be weeks away, with lawmakers leaving Washington for August recess with no deal on another COVID-19 relief package.
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When Do $400 a Week Unemployment Payments Start? Your COVID Relief Questions, Answered

If you or someone you know has questions about the new unemployment benefits under Trump’s recent executive orders, here are the answers as it stands for now.
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$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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