Coronavirus Updates: Minnesotans Receiving Unemployment Benefits Will Qualify For Additional $600 CompensationThe Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Wednesday that Minnesota will be one of the first states to make $600 additional compensation payments to people receiving unemployment benefits.
‘This Is An Unprecedented Volume’: 200K+ Minnesotans Have Applied For Unemployment Benefits Since March 16Minnesota officials released more information Friday afternoon on the state of unemployment in the state due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: How To Apply For Unemployment BenefitsThe state says it's stepping in to help hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans who will likely be out of work due to the outbreak.
Gov. Dayton Sends Letter To Legislative Leaders On Special SessionMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton continues to stress the importance of a special legislative session in a letter sent to legislative leaders Monday.
Feds Tell Wis. Unemployment Benefits End Next Week The federal government has warned Wisconsin officials the state's unemployment rate has improved enough to end extended jobless benefits.
Wis. Senate Approves Extending Unemployment BenefitsThe Wisconsin state Senate has approved extending federal unemployment benefits for an additional 13 weeks.
Court: Mistake No Reason To Withhold UnemploymentThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a worker's mistake on the job is not enough reason to deny unemployment benefits.
Dayton Approves Extended Unemployment BenefitsGov. Mark Dayton has signed a law keeping Minnesota's jobless eligible for 13 weeks of extended federal unemployment benefits.
Good Question: Do Benefits Keep People From Working?If the Congress and President Barack Obama don't act, unemployment benefits for 2 million Americans will run out by the holidays. So, the President wants to extend benefits. However, do unemployment benefits discourage the unemployed from finding a job?
DeBlog: Do Unemployment Benefits Discourage Job Seekers?Tonight's Good Question is a doozy. In light of the compromise to extend unemployment benefits (again), we're wondering if getting unemployment benefits keeps people from actively looking for a job.