Federal Unemployment Benefits Extension and $300 Boost To End But States Can Likely Use Existing Stimulus Funding To Extend State Unemployment Benefits

The Biden Administration has now confirmed that they won’t extend federally funded unemployment benefits past the September 6th expiration date. They are instead encouraging states with high unemployment or hit hard by COVID-19 Delta to use existing ARPA stimulus funding to extend and expand traditional state unemployment benefits for as …

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Pending Unemployment Benefits To Be Paid Conditionally

In response to ongoing delays in making timely unemployment benefits payments, California’s Unemployment Agency – The Employment Development Department (EDD) – has announced that it will begin paying unemployment insurance benefits for claimants whose payments have been pending for at least two weeks. While this currently only being done for …

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Extended Benefits Still Available after Unemployment Ends? Or Extended Due to Delta COVID strain as the Unemployment Pandemic is Far From Over? Biden vs State Funding

As the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads rapidly across the US many are worrying about the economic impact from additional regulations, state/national safety mandates and business reopening delays. But even of more concern to millions of jobless or under-employed Americans, still recovering from the pandemic induced slow down, are the end …

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States Being Sued For Ending Federal Unemployment Benefits Early (Including $300 Weekly Payment) – Lawsuits Update and Latest News on Reinstatement of Payments

Many of the states that ended federally funded unemployment benefits early (see full list) are now facing several legal challenges (lawsuits) that has meant a reconsideration of the early termination and in some cases a continuation of benefits past the state Governor’s prescribed early end date. The general argument’s being …

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