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|September 23, 2020|
California’s jobless may benefit from Disaster Relief Fund
WASHINGTON – California has won approval for a FEMA grant that will implement a system to make funding available for those unemployed.
California could provide the unemployed $300 per week on top of the regular jobless benefit.
Up to $44 billion is available from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial assistance to Americans who have lost wages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
California officials have agreed to administer a lost wages program for its citizens who are unemployed because of the pandemic.
Story Date: August 24, 2020