Many Americans Are Getting More Money From Unemployment Than They Were From Their Jobs

Graphics by Jasmine Mithani The United States is not known for its generosity to the unemployed. But the coronavirus crisis has transformed our system for compensating jobless workers. As tens of millions of workers suddenly became unemployed, Congress passed an expansive relief package with an unprecedented $600-per-week supplement for jobless workers. The goal was to … Continue reading Many Americans Are Getting More Money From Unemployment Than They Were From Their Jobs