The North Carolina Department Of Commerce Employment Security provided benefits for up to 9.6 weeks due to the soaring unemployment rate. However, recently, the Department announced that it would reduce the number of extended unemployment benefits weeks extended. This article will tell you why there is a reduction in the extended benefits in North Carolina and lots .... Read more »
Hawaii is one of the states worst affected by the pandemic-induced economic downturn. As per the report of the Bureau Of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Hawaii was as high as 15.1% in September. As the unemployment plight continues to worsen, officials have announced the extended unemployment benefits in Hawaii.
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 rec.... Read more »
Like any other state, the unemployment rate in South Carolina (SC) skyrocketed due to the Coronavirus-induced economic shutdown. To help the unemployed meet their financial needs during the crisis, the Department of Employment and Workforce has announced an extension of unemployment benefits. So, who qualifies for the extended unemployment benefits in SC? .... Read more »
The Coronavirus-induced economic shutdown has caused millions of Ohioans to lose their jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, the unemployment rate in Ohio peaked at 16.8% in April and fell to 13.7% in May. To help the Unemployed Ohioans meet their basic needs, the state provides a range of financial measures. One such is the extended unemploymen.... Read more »
In March, the federal government passed the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide temporary financial relief to those who lost their jobs due to the pandemic. The relief measures included Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUC), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), etc. These .... Read more »
Update: As of January 2014, Federal EUC benefits have expired and the Congress has not approved the extension of these benefits yet. You have lost your job that provided all the financial support. Now what? Obviously this is not the time to doubt in your abilities and feel depressed. Take a step back and use job search links to look for a stable income. But the first thing you need to do is to .... Read more »