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Trumps Unemployment Program to Pay up to $1,800 in Lost Benefits: Official

Many unemployed workers will get up to $1,800 in extra jobless aid through the Lost Wages Assistance program created last month by the Trump administration. A spokeswoman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the government agency overseeing the relief, said in an interview last week that states had to apply for the Lost Wages Assistance funds, and up to six weeks of payments will be issued to eligible workers who are eligible. “States should plan to make payments to eligible claimants for no more than six weeks from the week ending Aug. 1,” the spokeswoman said. President Donald Trump last month took executive action to provide $300-peRead More From Source

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