COVID unemployment benefits are about to end in California. Will there be a rush for jobs?

By Metro Chamber|September 2, 2021|Metro Chamber, News Coverage|

When an estimated 2 million Californians lose their unemployment benefits next week, concerns about health and child care are likely to keep many away from the job market.

That’s the finding of experts around the country, who have identified a pattern in the roughly two dozen states that cut off some or all of the extra unemployment benefits the federal government funded during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more from the Sac Bee and Amanda Blackwood, President and CEO of the Metro Chamber here.

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