Fetterman introduces bill to allow striking workers to collect SNAP benefits
U.S. Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., is introducing legislation today that would allow workers on strike to collect SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps. The Food Secure Strikers Act comes amid a summer wave of union organizing activity — from locomotive plant workers in Erie to Hollywood writers and actors. A strike by newsroom workers […]
Can vaccine refusers who lose their jobs still collect unemployment? Experts explain
'The Legislature must take action to protect,' this 'basic human right of deciding what goes into their body,' two GOP senators argue
Starting July 18, Pa. unemployed must prove work search to receive jobless benefits
Unemployment recipients must begin applying for jobs the week of July 11 to show they’ve met the requirement for the week of July 18.
Report: Most states are weeks late in paying unemployment benefits. How did Pa. do? | Monday Morning Coffee
As of Nov. 1, all but three states were meeting the federal mandate to get benefit payments to 87 percent of applicants within three weeks.
Report: Pa. may ask Washington for help paying enhanced unemployment benefits
The Wolf administration said Monday that reducing the benefit from $600 a week to $400 a week will make it harder for families to get by.
Trump does end run on Congress; signs executive order extending unemployment benefits, suspends payroll taxes
Trump said the actions would “take care of pretty much this entire situation, as we know it.” But Democrats in Congress are likely to continue pushing for a broader legislative package similar to the $3 trillion relief bill the House passed in May.