Unemployment

Why a Second Stimulus Check Is Unlikely Until at Least September

The days of summer are winding down, but a second stimulus check may still be weeks away, with lawmakers leaving Washington for August recess with no deal on another COVID-19 relief package.
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When Do $400 a Week Unemployment Payments Start? Your COVID Relief Questions, Answered

If you or someone you know has questions about the new unemployment benefits under Trump’s recent executive orders, here are the answers as it stands for now.
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Are Second Stimulus Checks Included in the Executive Orders Extending COVID Relief?

Here’s a few things you need to know about President Donald Trump’s executive orders extending coronavirus relief and the status of a possible second stimulus check.
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Map Shows How Stimulus Proposals Would Impact Unemployment Benefits

Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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$600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits Expire With No New Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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IRS Urged to Expedite Delivery of Stimulus Checks As Millions Still Haven’t Received Payments

While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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Could a Second Stimulus Check ‘Go Higher’ Than $1,200?

While a second stimulus check seems all but certain, the timeline and amount of another round of relief is up in the air. According to the president, Americans may end up receiving a greater direct cash payment than previously assumed.
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New Stimulus Bill Proposal Includes Second $1,200 Check, Cuts Unemployment Benefits to $200

As the country continues to grapple with the effects of coronavirus, many Americans are eagerly wondering what will be included in a second stimulus relief bill. Here’s a look at the new proposal put forth by Senate Republicans on Monday.
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The $600 Unemployment Benefits End This Weekend – What Happens Next?

The $600 enhanced unemployment benefits, which were part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, are set to expire this weekend. As far as what happens next, there are a few different scenarios.
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There’s ‘Fundamental Agreement’ on a Second Stimulus Check — But Who Would Qualify?

It seems likely that another stimulus check could be included in a second round of coronavirus relief. But there are still many questions around who exactly will qualify for another direct payment.
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