Unemployed NY’ers to get extra $300 weekly benefit

Unemployed NY’ers to get extra $300 weekly benefit

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As many as 2 million unemployed New Yorker’s are set to automatically receive their share of an extra $300 weekly assistance boost starting next week under a federal program that’s running out of money. State labor commissioner Roberta Reardon said Thursday that another 435,000 individuals are eligible for the boost but must first submit additional certification so they can receive it. But the temporary $300-a-week boost implemented by President Donald Trump is about to end, with no extension in sight. It’s unclear how exactly the fund running out of money will impact unemployed New Yorker’s.

 

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