In some states, it’s the 1st week without an extra $300 in jobless benefits
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The benefits expired in Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri on Saturday. Will this drive more applicants to jobs that have remained unfilled? We speak with a couple of economists who explain how it's more complicated than that. Plus, in a closely watched case, a federal judge has ruled that a health care company can order its employees to get COVID vaccinations. And, changing rules for tax-protected retirement accounts.
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Federal judge rules that Texas hospital system can require workers to get COVID vaccines
Marketplace's Nova Safo reports.
Will cutting federal unemployment benefits push job growth?
Four states have now shut off the extra $300 per week in federal unemployment benefits.
The rules for required retirement account withdrawals
Rules for the required minimum distribution, as it's called, changed both before and during the pandemic.
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