Trump's $400 unemployment boost likely only $300 for most Americans

While President Trump promised to partially restore $400 a week in federal unemployment aid after a bigger benefit expired, millions of jobless Americans will likely receive just $300.

Unlike the previous $600-a-week supplement, which was fully federally funded, the executive action that Trump signed on Saturday depends on states being able to fund 25%, or $100, of the aid.

Under new guidance released on Wednesday, the Labor Department suggested that rather than adding $100 a week on top of what they already pay in weekly benefits, states could count their existing payments toward the 25% share. Essentially, workers would receive a $300 boost rather than the intended $400.
 Source: Fox Business
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