PUA Update: August 26, 2020
“Massachusetts unemployment checks to get $300 boost from feds amid coronavirus crisis,” by Rick Sobey, Boston Herald: “Massachusetts unemployment checks will soon get $300 fatter thanks to a federal grant amid the coronavirus crisis, according to the state’s Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development on Monday.
The Bay State — with the country’s highest unemployment rate — has been approved for the Lost Wages Assistance Grant. This will result in Massachusetts receiving three weeks of Federal Emergency Management Agency funds to pay an extra $300 per week in unemployment benefits.”
Read more in the Boston Herald article here.