Extra $600 in unemployment aid may end a week early for some
Some of the roughly 33 million workers who are now claiming unemployment benefits may be in for an unwelcome surprise next month. The extra $600 in weekly unemployment benefits that are due to expire on July 31 may end a week earlier in some states.
The reason is due to the schedule for paying out unemployment benefits. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act, set July 31 — a Friday — as the final day for paying the additional $600 in weekly pandemic-relief benefits. But some states pay out their unemployment benefits on weeks that end on Saturdays or Sundays.
If that’s the case in the state you live in, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, the last week to receive the extra benefit will be the week ending Saturday, July 25, or Sunday, July 26.
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[Source: CBS News]