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Covid-19: Jobless Americans could lose a crucial $600-a-week lifeline

Policy makers are at a standstill in their talks for more stimulus, and whether to include an extension of the extra unemployment benefits

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COVID-19 | Coronavirus | unemployment

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Interviews with those who have relied on the extra benefits offer a glimpse into a wide-reaching programme that may yet prove crucial to the economy’s recovery
Interviews with those who have relied on the extra benefits offer a glimpse into a wide-reaching programme that may yet prove crucial to the economy’s recovery

In about two weeks, millions of Americans could lose a crucial economic lifeline of this pandemic: $600 a week in extra federal benefits.

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First Published: Wed, July 15 2020. 00:29 IST

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