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Utah Governor Ends $300 Federal Jobless Benefit Early to Boost Employment

upr.org
 2021-05-17

Cover picture for the articleUtah officials are cutting back on jobless benefits, claiming without evidence federal "bonus" payments are keeping thousands of Utahns from returning to work. Critics of the move announced last week by Gov. Spencer Cox, said an early end to the $300 weekly pandemic stimulus and other related benefits will hurt thousands of recipients by slashing their income before they are ready or able to re-enter the workforce.

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