A new study has found that 60% of jobless workers never received any unemployment aid. (study)
Surprisingly, the study found that young workers, black workers, Asian workers, and those without a 4-year degree were all less likely to be receiving benefits compared to other groups.
The reasons for not receiving benefits included, being unsure how to apply, ineligible, applied and waiting, and applied but never received.
The study also found that those who became unemployed early in the pandemic were much more likely to receive benefits (40%), compared to those who were unemployed late (18%)
Studies such as these have added fuel to the fire of a potential 4th stimulus check and/or a continuing monthly stipend for qualified families. Analysts, however, think those additions are 'on hold' while the White House wants the focus to be on the $2 trillion 'infrastructure' bill currently being debated.
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