Jobless to get weekly aid despite Trump's last-minute approval, US says

Washington (AFP) – Unemployed Americans who risked not receiving jobless aid this week due to President Donald Trump’s delay in signing off on it will indeed receive the money, the Labor Department said on Tuesday. Congress in March expanded the US unemployment safety net as the coronavirus pandemic struck, creating the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for freelancers and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) for the long-term unemployed but only funding them until the end of the year. After months of stuttering negotiations, Congress agreed to reauthorize those programs in…

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