Two federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs are set to expire at the end of the month. State officials are trying to get the word out that there are still other options for help in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvanians receiving unemployment payments are slated to receive an extra 3$00 dollars per week starting this week.

The coronavirus crisis has forced companies across Pennsylvania to cut workers’ hours. But thanks to a little-known program called “shared work,” some of those businesses have kept their staff off the unemployment line.

Over two million Pennsylvanians have filed unemployment claims since the onset of the pandemic.

Pennsylvania’s junior U.S. senator is pushing back against Democrat lawmakers’ demands in talks over the next coronavirus stimulus plan.


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