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Economists predict “Tsunami” of unemployment

Mass unemployment The U.S. economy could be a rough ride in the coming months. According to a press release from the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of unemployed in the country claiming the Pandemic Emergency Unclumation Compensation (PEUC) program is growing exponentially. The program, which falls under the CARES …

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Where states stand on the extra $ 300 weekly unemployment benefits

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, which oversees program funding, had approved 13 states to offer the additional unemployment benefits starting at noon ET on Friday. Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah. Seven others – Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, …

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Eviction is expected to skyrocket as protections expire

Even if the pandemic continues, many protections for eviction will come to an end. No-Mad | iStock | Getty Images President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he did not want people to be fired during the pandemic and that his executive action “will solve that problem for the …

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