Benefits

As employees are returning to their jobs during the state's first phase of reopening the economy following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering if they can be ordered back to...
Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, demand for rides has fallen so much that on many days drivers can’t get enough business to make it worth getting in the car. Millions of people who make a living...
Many Americans are being sustained a CARES Act benefit for the vulnerable: the enhanced unemployment, which was expanded to cover traditionally ineligible laid-off and even part-time workers and...
Labor Department data show Florida lags all other states, with about 74%, of initial claims filed through the week ending April 25 not yet advanced to the insured unemployed caseload. Kentucky also...
With the state projecting to lose over 50,000 jobs, Montanans who never before applied for public benefits now find themselves navigating a complex system. Service providers like the Montana Legal...
Florida residents are growing increasingly frustrated by the state’s lag in paying unemployment benefits. Many residents who submitted applications two months ago are still awaiting an update. “They...
Some Ohioans getting called back to work they may still have barriers related to COVID19 – like kids being out of school requiring care, or someone being in the home suffering from the virus. “This...
As some governors start to allow businesses to reopen, they're under pressure to clarify whether people can refuse a job offer and stay on unemployment if they're afraid of catching the coronavirus...
Rev Torres is part of the Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project, a division of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. In a podcast with Mario Muñoz, Torres discusses the supplemental security income program, among...

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