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Thu Feb 25, 2021, 10:07 PM

Biden Admin Says People Who Refuse Unsafe Work Should Get Unemployment Benefits

Source: Huffington Post

People receiving unemployment benefits who refuse to work in unsafe conditions should remain eligible for benefits, the U.S. Labor Department told states on Thursday, reversing a key policy of the previous administration.

In one of his first moves as president, Joe Biden had instructed the Labor Department to come up with the new guidance.

It outlines three specific circumstances in which a person who is denied regular unemployment benefits by their state workforce agency should be eligible for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA):

Workers who were previously laid off, started receiving benefits, but then refused an offer to return because the workplace is “not in compliance with local, state, or national health and safety standards directly related to COVID-19.”



Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/biden-pandemic-unemployment-benefits-235346799.html

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Thu Feb 25, 2021, 11:52 PM

1. oh HELL YEAH

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Fri Feb 26, 2021, 12:23 AM

2. If it is safe for businesses to reopen,

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