For starters, unemployment benefits have opened up to include benefits for people not traditionally able to receive them - people like substitute teachers, part-time workers, and freelancers. In addition to this, the Federal government is chipping in an additional $600 a month to help people get by. The period people can claim unemployment has also been extended.
Unemployment is temporary and it’s not the end of the world. Learn how to survive a layoff or furlough below.
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