$300 weekly unemployment benefit for Pennsylvania ending

$300 weekly unemployment benefit for Pennsylvania ending

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the extra $300 in unemployment benefits is ending.

Pennsylvania’s $300 weekly jobless benefit coming to end

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry said they were notified by FEMA that the last week for the LWA benefit program is Sept. 5 due to “the fund’s depletion.”

According to Pennsylvania Office of Unemployment Comepnsation website, the program will continue to make payments as long as funds are available for the weeks ending Aug. 1 through Sept. 5.

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FEMA approves extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits for Pennsylvania