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The Life of Grocery Workers: Confronting Anti-Maskers Every Day and Not Getting Hazard Pay

Senate Republicans have not included hazard pay in their latest proposal for the next economic stimulus package—even as grocery workers put themselves at risk every day.

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Generous Unemployment Benefits Lead to Better-Paying Jobs, Study Finds

A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that better unemployment insurance benefits help workers find jobs that are more suited to their education and experience.

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There Are 5 Million Workers in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. They Need Help.

Millions of Americans who rely on soon-to-expire expanded unemployment benefits face a future that could involve food insecurity, poverty, loan defaults, bankruptcies, and homelessness.

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Americans Might Get a Second Stimulus Check. But 12 Million Are Still Waiting for Their First.

As Republicans fight past the expiration of federal unemployment benefits, there are few details on reaching those who were missed in last round

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Trump Administration Said PPP Saved 51 Million Jobs. But the Data Isn’t So Clear.

Data discrepancies cast significant doubt over the Trump administration’s claim that the Paycheck Protection Program saved 51 million jobs.

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22 States and D.C. Sue DeVos for Making It Harder for Defrauded Students to Get Loan Forgiveness

The coalition of attorneys general say DeVos violated federal rules by issuing her policy without justification, and they say her rules fail to create a meaningful process for defrauded students to get their federal loans forgiven.

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This Woman’s Unemployment Will Go From $725 to $125 if Congress Doesn’t Extend Benefits. She’s Not Alone.

“Every single material hardship you can think about is going to increase if we don't extend the $600 pandemic unemployment compensation."