UAW President Rory L. Gamble Statement on the HEALS Act

“Outside the bubble of Washington, D.C. our families continue to struggle with an economy devastated by this pandemic. This impacts UAW members, their families, their communities and their jobs, all of which depend on a resilient economy. This issue needs to be solved. In the short term, families need a temporary extension of current benefits,

Unemployment Resources

In some states (maybe all states but the information is not updated) COVID-related UI claims are processed faster and can be more generous than unemployment insurance (for example, Rhode Island) but many state UI websites may not reflect this information as of March 23, 2020. State Unemployment Website Alabama https://www.labor.alabama.gov/   Alaska https://labor.alaska.gov/unemployment/COVID-19.htm   Arizona

NY TIMES: F.A.Q. on Stimulus Checks, Unemployment and the Coronavirus Bill

The Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion economic rescue plan on Wednesday that will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus. Its components include stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage that includes the self-employed, student loan changes and much more. Here are the answers to common questions about

Lawsuit filed against State’s unemployment insurance system

Users say computer system erroneously accuses them of fraud and then fines them, in one case as much as $20,000 DETROIT — A group of Michigan citizens has sued the Michigan unemployment insurance system to stop its illegal and unconstitutional practices. In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern

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