Federal COVID-19 unemployment payments end in September

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines

  All federal unemployment pay boosts related to COVID-19 end the first week in September. Photo by Yury Kim/Pexels   All pandemic-related unemployment programs provided under the American Rescue Plan Act will expire on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.  With near-universal staffing shortages, some say ending these programs will finally give people the incentive they need to return to work.  Programs …