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The headline is that people who’ve turned down work for health and safety reasons can be eligible for federal aid.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen peg the actual unemployment rate at around 10%, higher than the official 6.3%.
Throughout the pandemic, federal unemployment benefits have had expiration dates. Some economists think there's a better way.
More than a million have lost jobs during the pandemic.
They're processing more claims than ever, and Washington keeps changing the rules.
The Biden administration plans to spread the word that people can sign up and may be eligible for free or subsidized coverage.
One in three unemployed workers has pursued more education or job training while out of work, the Pew Research Center says.