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    Extra $50 Benefits: All About The Increased Benefit Amount In North Carolina

    Ever since the pandemic began, millions of North Carolinans have lost their jobs. According to the reports of the North Carolina Division of Employment Security (DES), about 2.49 million people filed for state and federal unemployment claims, and an estimated $8.2 billion benefits have been paid since mid-March. To help the unemployed meet their needs,… Read More »

    Extra $300 Unemployment Benefits In Virginia: When Can You Expect The Payment?

    Virginia received Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) approval on August 26 to provide $300 additional weekly benefits under the Lost Wages Assistance program. However, due to various reasons, the state delayed in rolling out the payments. So when can the unemployed expect to receive the extra $300 unemployment benefits in Virginia? This article will break… Read More »

    Can You Reopen Unemployment Benefits If You Are Laid Off Again?

    The pandemic-induced economic downturn had caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and depend on the federal or state-provided Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits for survival. But as states begin to restart economic activities, people are finding new jobs or returning to their old jobs. But what happens if you get laid off again due… Read More »

    Stimulus Package: Unemployed Americans May Get Only $5 A week Without A Deal

    Recently, President Donald Trump called off negotiations for the fifth round of the Coronavirus stimulus package. This implies that millions of unemployed Americans looking for a boost in unemployment benefits are out of luck, at least for some time, and may have to depend on regular unemployment benefits from the federal or state government. In… Read More »

    Which States Are Asking To Repay The Overpaid Unemployment Benefits?

    Millions of Americans were paid Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. While some received the entitled amount, many others were mistakenly overpaid. Since the overpayment is against the federal laws governing UI benefits, many states are asking to repay the overpaid unemployment benefits. This article will tell which states are trying to recover the overpaid amount and what… Read More »

    All About Unemployment Benefits In Florida During The Pandemic

    Unemployment benefits, popularly known as Reemployment Assistance in Florida, are given to people who are unemployed through no fault of their own and meet state-defined eligibility requirements. However, ever since the Coronavirus pandemic spread across Florida, the state made several changes to the eligibility requirements. In this detailed article, we will guide you through every… Read More »

    What The Unemployment Rate Does Not Tell You

    Among the many crises precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic collapse and the resultant massive unemployment are uppermost among the public’s minds. The unemployment rate soared to 14.7% in May 2020 from below 3% in December 2019. As jobs have been a much-discussed issue even before the pandemic struck, everyone is wondering what the… Read More »

    Which States Are Still Paying $300 Unemployment Benefits?

    In total, 49 states received the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) approval to pay out $300 additional weekly benefits to the qualified people. Some states began giving out payments in August, others had to wait till September. While some states are still paying $300 unemployment benefits, others have depleted their funding.  This article will guide… Read More »

    Extra Unemployment Benefits Will Soon Come To An End in Florida: What You Should Know

    Florida is one of the states that received approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to offer $300 additional unemployment benefits to the qualified residents. Though the state began paying benefits only on September 11, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently stated that Florida’s extra unemployment benefits will end sooner than expected.  In… Read More »

    Federal Response To Hurricane Sally: Know Them All

      Sally, the first hurricane to make landfall in Alabama since Hurricane Ivan in 2004, strengthened to a tropical storm after making landfall near Miami, Florida. The tropical storm slowly garnered strength until it was given Category 1 status and intensified into a Category II hurricane, on the same evening.  The hurricane brings almost 61cm… Read More »

    A Glimpse At The U.S. Weekly Employment Situation

    Ever since the economy has reopened, states have witnessed a dip in the unemployment rate and claims. According to the Labor Department’s reports, the seasonally adjusted initial Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims were 860,000 in the week ending September 12, a decrease of 33,000 claims from the previous week. The 4-week moving average for the week… Read More »

    A Guide To Extra $300 Unemployment Benefits In New York

    New York is one of the states that received the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) approval to provide additional benefits to the unemployed residents. Though it received approval in August, the state has not begun paying out the benefits. If you are wondering when you can expect to collect the $300 unemployment benefits in New… Read More »

    A Guide To $300 Extra Unemployment Benefits In Louisiana

    Louisiana is one of the states that have begun paying out $300 additional weekly benefits. The extra payments are provided to help the unemployed to meet their basic needs during the crisis. However, unlike $600, not everyone is eligible for the new enhanced payments. So who qualifies for $300 extra unemployment benefits in Louisiana?  In… Read More »

    Additional $300 Unemployment Benefits In Florida: What You Should Know

    Florida is one of the states which received approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to participate in the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. The approval means that the eligible people can receive benefits on top of their regular benefits. So who qualifies for an additional $300 unemployment benefits in Florida? In this article,… Read More »

    List Of States Paying Out $300 Additional Unemployment Benefits

    Ever since President Donald Trump signed the new executive order, states have begun applying for funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Though 44 states have received FEMA’s approval, only 6 states are paying out the $300 additional amount to the qualified people.  Here, we have listed states that have begun paying the extra… Read More »

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