Stories tagged: "unemployment"


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Rent, Unemployment Insurance, and Other Important COVID-19 Deadlines: What You Need To Know In AZ

Don't lose track of what’s due — and when. Check our list of COVID-related due dates for deadlines postponed by the pandemic.

Arizona caterer Pat Christofolo, who owns Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering as well as The Farm at South Mountain, pauses at a large garden on property at The Farm has had business drop off due to the coronavirus
After Reopening Arizona Early, Businesses and Employees Continue to Hurt

Arizona posted one of the sharpest unemployment drops in the country in May — but unemployment is still higher than its been in nearly a decade.

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The Hell That Is Trying to Get an Unemployment Extension in Arizona

Additional unemployment insurance benefits were approved by Congress in March, but thousands of Arizonans are still waiting for help.

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Arizonans Who Were on Unemployment Before Pandemic Still Awaiting Extension

Despite approval in late March, DES still hasn’t announced when Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation will be available.

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Read This If You’re Unemployed in Arizona And Have Been Offered Your Job Back

Arizonans can lose their unemployment benefits for choosing not to return to work unless they fall into a list of pandemic-related situations.

In this Monday, March 30, 2020, photo Luke Blaine stands at the front entrance of his home in Phoenix. Blaine, 30, a bartender at Fez, a popular restaurant in downtown Phoenix, was laid off with the rest of the staff when the business shut completely to follow Arizona’s state precautions amid the pandemic. Blaine said he was blessed to have been taught the value of a dollar by his parents and was entering unemployment without any debt. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Rent Is Due Again Today And The Jobless Are Feeling The Pain

Many Arizonans and people across the U.S. are still waiting for unemployment checks. With rent due today, many are stressing as the pandemic continues.

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Some States Have Started Paying Self-Employed Workers Unemployment. But Not Arizona.

The CARES Act expanded eligibility for unemployment in late March, but many workers in Arizona won't see payments until mid-May.