Unemployment

Man faces federal charges for 'brazen' theft of unemployment insurance money

A man in Michigan is facing a federal indictment related to bogus unemployment claims. “The allegations here include some of the most egregious, brazen abuses of the unemployment fraud system we’ve seen this year.”
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Couple charged in $2 million unemployment fraud scheme

A couple from Detroit has been charged with taking part in a multi-million dollar unemployment fraud scheme during the COVID-19 pandemic – working with a former state employee.
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Who would get stimulus checks under the $2.2 trillion relief plan?

About a month out from Election Day, Americans are still wondering whether they will get a second stimulus check. Here are a few things we already do know about another possible stimulus check.
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New proposal set to include second stimulus check, unemployment aid

A proposal for a new COVID-19 relief package is set to include a second stimulus check and another round of federal unemployment benefits. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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50% of U.S. adults who lost jobs due to COVID were still unemployed in August: Study

Fifty percent of adults in the U.S. who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 were still unemployed last month, a new study found. Twenty-five percent of those surveyed said they or someone else in their household lost a job after COVID-19 hit.
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Thousands Told to Pay Back Pandemic Unemployment Payments

Imagine losing your job during the pandemic, getting unemployment insurance payments to help you stay afloat… then getting a notice months later that you had to repay to government. A lot of people in Louisiana don’t have to imagine it.
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Extra $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits to Run Out After 6 Weeks

Jobless Americans looking to receive the extra $300 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits will see the temporary aid run out after six weeks.
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Why the Countdown to a Second Stimulus Check Really Begins on September 14

Summer is over, but the clock is still ticking on a new stimulus deal. And while another coronavirus relief package is already overdue, an urgent race to a second check truly begins starting next week.
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A New Offer May Have Brought Americans Closer to a Second Stimulus Check

Summer is almost over, and even though several crucial deadlines for a new coronavirus relief package have been missed, lawmakers may have just inched closer to a second stimulus deal.
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Man Charged in $180,000 Unemployment Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has named 37-year-old Samuel George Baker in a criminal complaint that says he filed numerous fraudulent applications for unemployment insurance benefits in Pennsylvania and Michigan.
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