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For the first time ever, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate"s $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

REUTERS/Brian Snyder The Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill includes help for gig economy workers, like Uber and Lyft drivers, who have seen their liveli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

For the first time ever, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate"s $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

REUTERS/Brian Snyder The Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill includes help for gig economy workers, like Uber and Lyft drivers, who have seen their liveli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Uber"s CEO welcomed a $2 trillion stimulus bill that would finally let US drivers claim unemployment insurance

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan The Senate on Wednesday passed its $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill, which included pro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

What the new $2.2 trillion stimulus bill means for unemployment benefits

Andrew Kelly/Reuters The Senate passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill Wednesday evening to bolster the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic. The bill now needs to pass in the House of Represen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

"The crown jewel of data": Stocks slump as fears of jobless claims overpower relief at Senate passing $2 trillion stimulus bill

Scott Olson/Getty Stocks slid on Thursday as worries about surging unemployment offset relief at the US Senate's approval of a $2 trillion anti-coronavirus stimulus package. Economists expect a surge in initial jobless c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

The CDC would set up a coronavirus "surveillance and data collection system" as part of the Senate"s $2 trillion stimulus bill

REUTERS/Carlos Barria The CDC will launch a n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Will Congress kill your small business? Coronavirus stimulus bill deciding factor

The just-passed Senate bill guarantees loans and unemployment insurance, but provisions like payroll subsidies and deferred tax payment.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 25th, 2020

Uber says it has paid out $3 million to drivers and delivery workers in the US through its coronavirus sick pay program (UBER)

Reuters Uber has paid $3 million in coronavirus sick pay to US drivers and delivery workers, a spokeswoman told Business Insider. But drivers have found it nearly impossible to qualify for financial assistance from the company and hav.....»»

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43% of small businesses say they’ll be forced to close permanently if they don’t get help soon, survey says

Small businesses can now apply for $350 billion in forgivable loans as part of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2020

U.S. gig workers seeking coronavirus jobless benefits hit bureaucratic wall

Uber and Lyft drivers are hitting a wall in their efforts to apply for the coronavirus jobless benefits promised by Congress as state agencies say they are not ready to handle a class of workers who are totally new to the U.S. unemployment system......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2020

Many self-employed New Mexicans will be eligible for unemployment benefits

The federal stimulus bill passed Friday will expand unemployment insurance benefits, and an estimated 62,000 self-employed workers in New Mexico who previously weren't eligible for unemployment insurance will soon be able to apply, the Department .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

The CDC will set up a coronavirus "surveillance and data collection system" as part of the $2 trillion stimulus bill, which President Trump just signed into law

REUTERS/Carlos Barria The CDC will launch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

The House just passed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. Here"s what it means for the more than one million restaurants in the US.

Jeenah Moon/Getty Images The Senate passed a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill on Wednesday to bolster the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic. After more than three hours of debate, The House p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Contractors can expect more funding, and flexibility, from coronavirus stimulus package

As a $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by the Senate late Wednesday continues to move through the House, government contractors need to be prepared for a raft of new spending to combat the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.  Among those services ex.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Will you get a $1,200 check from the $2 trillion stimulus bill? Depends on how much money you make

The Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on Wednesday; next it goes to the House of Representatives......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Senate passes $2 trillion bill for "strange and evil" coronavirus crisis

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

The $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill by the numbers

As Congress and the Senate reach an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus bill amid the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, Stacker looked at news and government reports to provide a by-the-numbers breakdown of how those funds will be allocated......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2020

Coronavirus stimulus package: Who will get $1,200 checks and when will they be sent out?

The one-time payments are part of a $2 trillion relief package designed to help the recovery from .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 26th, 2020

One chart shows how much cash you should expect from the coronavirus stimulus, based on your salary

REUTERS/Tom Brenner The Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help support the the country's economy during the novel coronavirus pandemic, with the House of Representatives set to vote on the bill Friday morning. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

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More than 1,000 people in the US have died from the coronavirus. The Dow surged 1,352 points Thursday, reentering a bull market, as traders cheer coronavirus stimulus bill. The US Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill, which includ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Movie-theater owners are optimistic that the $2 trillion stimulus bill will help their industry as it feels the impact of the coronavirus

Noam Galai/Getty Images The Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill on Wednesday to aid struggling businesses and boost the eco.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020