The inclusion of the amendment in President Joe Biden’s stimulus package broke the logjam in the Senate’s discussion of the plan on Friday.
The president-elect proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. President-elect Joe Biden proposed an additional $400 for unemployment benefits as part of the new economic stimulus to mitigate the pandemic.
Unemployment benefits will continue to be paid until April 19. The U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump have already approved a new $900 billion economic rescue package that, in addition to a second economic stimulus check, also contains the extension of unemployment benefits. But many people have wondered if they are eligible for both programs.
Most states will begin distributing benefits in the middle of the month. At least 11 states are beginning this week to pay the extra $300 in weekly unemployment benefits under the $900 billion stimulus agreement signed at the end of 2020. New York, California, Arizona, Tennessee and North Carolina are the states that as of…
Here you can check the increase to the minimum wage state by state. The labor market is failing to emerge from the crisis, with hundreds of thousands of new unemployment claims every week and federal government aid delayed, but there is good news for some workers in the country.
The government extended the time people can receive money from unemployment insurance. Legislators agreed in the new stimulus package to extend the amount of time people can collect unemployment benefits, plus they will give an additional amount of money back. That additional amount, which was previously $600 per week, will now be only $300 and…
The bipartisan plan includes pandemic funding, support for schools, among others. Funds for businesses, direct aid to families, unemployment insurance bonus, funding for schools and childcare facilities, aid for food programs, among other benefits includes the economic stimulus plan signed by President Donald Trump.