unemployment

Johnny Lopez
July 02, 2020 - 6:46 pm
With enhanced unemployment benefits set to expire on July 31, Senate Democrats have unveiled a new plan to extend the payments for millions of Americans.
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Johnny Lopez
June 30, 2020 - 12:52 pm
Almost 3.2 million Americans filed initial claims for unemployment insurance last week. The total has now surpassed 33.5 million unemployment claims since mid-March, when stay-at-home orders first began.
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Johnny Lopez
June 29, 2020 - 9:49 am
A delay in receiving unemployment benefits led to a Nevada man being forced to live on the streets. The Las Vegas resident was approved to begin getting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), but weeks went by without receiving any money.
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Johnny Lopez
June 22, 2020 - 11:50 am
Following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Disney World employee Brannen Perry was furloughed from his job at Epcot’s Garden Grill restaurant. Perry filed for unemployment benefits, but has not received any payments in more than two months.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 22, 2020 - 11:17 am
It has been about three months since the states began lockdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19. Will the coronavirus recession be worse than the Great Recession of 2008?
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Paul Kurtz
June 12, 2020 - 3:49 pm
As we enter the fourth month of the pandemic, unemployment remains high, and millions of people are still having trouble making their monthly rent and mortgage payments. Read more now.
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Johnny Lopez
June 11, 2020 - 3:52 pm
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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Johnny Lopez
June 10, 2020 - 2:57 pm
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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Eldis Sula
June 08, 2020 - 12:10 pm
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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Johnny Lopez
June 05, 2020 - 4:59 am
Despite businesses beginning to reopen, nearly 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March, over 42 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits.
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