- June 11, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Zuma Global President Heather Zumarraga weighs in on the cost of paying Americans not to work.
Americans living in some GOP-led states could lose their unemployment benefits this week, almost three months before the extra aid is slated to end.
At least 25 states led by Republican governors decided in May and June to prematurely drop out of several pandemic relief programs, including those that provided an extra $300 a week on top of regular state unemployment benefits and expanded eligibility for jobless aid. The supplemental benefits are not poised to expire until Sept. 6.
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Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri will be the first to opt out, ending the pandemic-era programs for out-of-work Americans on June 12.
The other states terminating benefits early – Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota,…