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COVID, Cares Act and UI in US – States struggle to pay out the extra $600

Most other states have started to provide the extra federal jobless aid, though many did so only this week, nearly a month after businesses began shutting down across the country because of the coronavirus outbreak. At least 32 states will provide the extra federal benefits by the end of this week. California, the most populous state, provided its first extra payment on Sunday.

But several large states — among them Washington, Colorado, Wisconsin and Nevada — were still struggling to process those payouts as of late Tuesday.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story @ Coronavirus stimulus: States struggle to pay out the extra $600 weekly promised by the relief bill | Fortune

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