Two-Thirds Of Laid-Off Workers May Temporarily Be Receiving More Money In Unemployment Benefits Than They Did From Their Jobs
Two-thirds (68%) of jobless workers would bring home more money from their state unemployment insurance plus the $600 weekly supplement from the federal government than they would have on the job, according to the University of Chicago researchers.
As states around the country attempt to restart their economies, lack of child care will continue to keep some people – mostly women – from getting back to work.
– The Wall Street Journal
Recycling centers are closed in some states leaving households a choice of getting buried by bags of empty cans and bottles or tossing away money.
– The Hill
The economic devastation caused by the coronavirus has hit women particularly hard, a contrast to the 2009 downturn that was known as “the men’s recession.”