Which states are providing the most unemployment benefits?
By JULIE A. POTTERAssociated PressStaff writersMADISON, Wis.
(AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has started to offer a new supplement to state unemployment benefits that provides extra money to help workers who lose their jobs but don’t have enough money to live on.WEDC said Tuesday that it will start issuing supplemental unemployment benefits starting in April.
It will offer benefits to people who lost their jobs while still looking for a job.
The new supplement is only for those with unemployment insurance and not people who have taken leave of absence.
The department said the supplement will be available to people with unemployment, self-employed, self employed part-time or other temporary work.
It does not include people with long-term disability or those who have not been working since December.WEST VIRGINIA – AUGUST 09: A worker checks his phone at a Walmart store on August 9, 2017 in West Virginia.WILLIAM SANDERSWEDDING SPRINGS, Wis.(AP) – The U.S. economy added nearly 225,000 jobs in May, according to data from the Labor Department.
But the unemployment rate is at its lowest point since August 2010, and President Donald Trump has been pushing for a major increase in unemployment benefits.WWE wrestler Seth Rollins tweeted on Monday that he was going to vote for Democrats because he believes Trump is a great president and he will get a lot of good things out of him.
The wrestling star is also expected to endorse Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the general election.
On Tuesday, WWE announced it had announced a partnership with WETA, a production company that produces films for WWE, to produce a new series.
The series is titled “WWE: The Rise of The Superstars.”WWE also announced that WWE Network would offer the first episode of “The Superstars” as part of a new subscription plan starting at $20 a month.
The show is a special, exclusive series that features interviews with WWE stars and is the first series of its kind to feature the entire roster.