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21-Year-Old College Student Among 24,000 Told to Pay Back Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits have offered some relief to the millions of Americans who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. But 24,000 people in Ohio have found themselves having to pay back portions of their benefits.
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Will the $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefits Be Extended Past July 31?

The Trump administration is opposed to extending the $600 weekly unemployment benefits which are currently set to expire on July 31.The benefits were part of the CARES Act stimulus package that passed in March.
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Nursing Homes Will Face 'Enforcement Action' for Seizing Stimulus Checks From Seniors

The Federal Trade Commission warns nursing home residents that the assisted living facility cannot take your federal stimulus check. FTC reports some nursing homes allegedly stole checks.
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Man Receives 37 Unemployment Checks Worth $14,000 in the Mail

While some people wait for one unemployment check, one man in Oregon received a total of 37. After waiting months for his money, Daniel Mark was surprised to see a stack of checks in his mailbox from the Oregon Employment Department. Read more.
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Are Second Stimulus Checks Unlikely After Strong Jobs Report in May?

After an unexpectedly positive jobs report for the month of May, Americans are wondering if a second round of stimulus relief is less likely than ever.
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May Sees Unexpected Rise in US Employment, Suggesting Rebound From COVID-19

The U.S. saw an unexpected rise in jobs in May, suggesting that the weeks-long economic drag caused by the coronavirus pandemic is slowing down.
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Another 1.9 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Last Week

Despite businesses beginning to reopen, nearly 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March, over 42 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits.
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Nearly One-Third of Unemployment Benefits Have Not Been Paid Out Yet

With more than 40 million Americans currently out of work, many have yet to receive any unemployment benefits. $67 billion has yet to be paid out via overloaded and antiquated government systems.
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People Are Throwing Away Stimulus Debit Cards Thinking It's Junk Mail

Earlier this month, the Treasury Department reported that it would begin issuing some stimulus checks via prepaid debit cards in the mail. If you have junk mail, don’t throw it away because it may be your stimulus check on a debit card.
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An Extra $450 a Week? What to Know About the Newly Proposed ‘Back-to-Work’ Bonus

Officials are considering a weekly ‘back-to-work’ bonus that will pay unemployed Americans returning to work $450 a week in coronavirus relief aid. Learn about the proposal.
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