Republican Governors Cutting Federal Unemployment Benefits For 4 Million

Huffington Post

Arthur Delaney

Four million workers will start losing unemployment benefits next month as Republican governors opt out of federal benefit programs enacted in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Florida announced Monday it would drop the extra $300 that the federal government has been adding to weekly benefits so that workers would be more willing to accept lower-wage jobs.  

“Transitioning away from this benefit will help meet the demands of small and large businesses who are ready to hire and expand their workforce,” state labor secretary Dane Eagle said in a press release

Publish : 2021-05-25 09:29:00

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