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This map lets you compare how the proposed unemployment extensions would impact weekly payments in your state

Ting Shen/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images Federal unemployment benefits officially lapsed on Friday, and lawmakers continue talks to negotiate an extension but have yet to come to an agreement. A .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

What"s next with federal unemployment payments? Uncertainty lingers

The New York State Department of Labor tweeted on July 25, "Under current federal guidelines, this is the last benefit week for $600 FPUC payments in New York. When you submit your weekly certification between Sunday 7/26 & Saturday 8/1, you will.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

Here"s how much unemployment benefits would be cut in each state under the GOP plan

Bryan Woolston/Reuters The GOP unemployment plan will reduce weekly benefits nationwide by 44%, according to a new analysis. Weekly unemployment payments would fall to .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 29th, 2020

State officials warn it would take 8-20 weeks to implement Trump"s proposed "sliding scale" for unemployment benefits

The White House wants to end the $600 weekly unemplo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2020

The weekly $600 unemployment bonus that millions of Americans are relying on will end on July 31 unless Congress can agree on a plan to extend the payments

Reuters Congress approved a $600 unemployment bonus on top of state payments as part of its coronavirus relief efforts in March.  Those weekly payments are set to expire on July 31, and there's no consensus from lawmakers about extending them. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 10th, 2020

Florida weekly unemployment soars to record high as just 15.9% of claims are paid

Florida hit another benchmark when it comes to unemployment claims filed due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The state had more than 505,137 first-time claims for the week ending April 18, according to the U.S. Department of Labor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Ige vetoes additional unemployment insurance in cuts to state spending plan

Gov. David Ige this week used a line-item veto to remove a spending plan that would have added $100 in state weekly unemployment benefits at a time when an unprecedented number of Hawaii residents are facing furloughs and layoffs due to the Covid-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

Republicans just proposed a new idea for coronavirus unemployment benefits — and it"s less generous than the $600 federal boost to state payouts

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2020

Capitol Report: No stopgap to preserve $600 jobless benefit add-on, White House’s Meadows says

The $600 add-on, paid weekly on top of a state's regular unemployment benefits, h.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2020

Republicans are weighing a short-term extension for federal unemployment benefits, which would avoid a lapse in ramped-up payments for over 30 million Americans

A $600 weekly boost to unemployment benefits is set to expire at the end of July. GOP leaders are in discussion with the White House over whether to extend it for the short term or .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2020

Missed Housing Payments Are Piling up in Nearly Every State

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through the American economy. Millions of Americans are filing for unemployment benefits every week, small business owners are seeing plummeting revenue, and........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 22nd, 2020

The weekly $600 unemployment bonus that millions of Americans are relying on will disappear in less than 2 weeks unless Congress can agree on a plan to extend the payments

Reuters Congress approved a $600 unemployment.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2020

Workers are pushed to the brink as they continue to wait for delayed unemployment payments

Tens of millions of applications, 40-year-old technology, and years of budget cuts and restrictions created the perfect storm for state unemployment agencies......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 13th, 2020

Maryland gains 29,800 jobs in May, unemployment remains historically high

Maryland gained 29,800 jobs in May and saw its unemployment rate fall slightly as businesses began to reopen and the economy started to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The state's unemployment rate in May was 9.9%, below the na.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

A top Trump economic adviser says the $600 weekly boost in unemployment benefits will be allowed to expire in late July

Reuters Kudlow said the $600 boost in weekly unemployment payments would expire in late July during a CNN interview on Sunday. He touted the idea of a hiring bonus instead to pay the unemployed for fin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2020

US weekly jobless claims seen declining further, but millions still unemployed

New applications for state unemployment benefits likely totaled a seasonally adjusted 1.55 million.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 11th, 2020

Over 40 million people filed for unemployment since March — $1,200 stimulus checks are a mere Band-Aid for Americans

Economic impact payments would cover less than half of the average family’s monthly expenses, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2020

48 million people filed for unemployment since March — $1,200 stimulus checks are a mere Band-Aid for Americans

Economic impact payments would cover less than half of the average family’s monthly expenses, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

With over 35 million people filing for unemployment since March, $1,200 stimulus checks are only a Band-Aid for Americans

Economic impact payments would cover less than half of the average family’s monthly expenses, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2020

Nearly 3 million file weekly jobless claims, above estimates

Almost 3 million workers in the U.S. filed for state unemployment benefits last week. That marked the sixth straight weekly decline, But as Fred Katayama reports, claims remain astoundingly high......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: California becomes first state to borrow from U.S. to make unemployment payments

California has become the first state to borrow money from the federal government so it can continue paying out rising claims for unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2020