The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged sectors of the economy where Latinos and other people of color are likely to work.
Some, but not all, CT jobless to receive $600 federal unemployment pay ‘soon’
Self-employed and ‘gig’ economy workers will have to wait for their benefits, as will everyone owed back federal benefits.
CT jobless yet to receive their $600 federal benefit; state doesn’t know when they will
The state has access to money to pay the benefits, but doesn’t have the delivery system up and running yet.
Connecticut jobless rate was 5.5% in February
Connecticut’s private sector gained “a solid 5,000 jobs” in February as its unemployment rate remained at 5.5 percent, according to the monthly labor report released Thursday by the state Department of Labor.
Congress to move ahead, then freeze up, on jobless benefits
Washington – Because Congress failed to act, Joanne Lavieri of Manchester received her last unemployment check at the end of March and faces a very uncertain future.