Unemployment

Map Shows How Stimulus Proposals Would Impact Unemployment Benefits

Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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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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Could a Second Stimulus Check ‘Go Higher’ Than $1,200?

While a second stimulus check seems all but certain, the timeline and amount of another round of relief is up in the air. According to the president, Americans may end up receiving a greater direct cash payment than previously assumed.
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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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The $600 Unemployment Benefits End This Weekend – What Happens Next?

The $600 enhanced unemployment benefits, which were part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, are set to expire this weekend. As far as what happens next, there are a few different scenarios.
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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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New Relief Bill May Lower Unemployment Benefits to $400 a Month Through Dec. 31: Report

With the first wave of expanded COVID-19 unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of this month, officials are weighing the possibility of lowering the amount of the weekly payment but extending its duration through the end of the year.
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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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Lawmakers Unveil Plan to Extend $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefits

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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