Additional $300/week in federal unemployment benefits for Marylanders

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Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has approved Maryland’s application to provide unemployed Marylanders with an additional $300 per week in benefits under the Lost Wages Assistance program (LWA). The Maryland Department of Labor expects to begin distributing the additional benefits by late September. Eligible claimants will receive the $300 per week in benefits, retroactive to […]

State adds 53,900 jobs in July, unemployment rate down to 7.6%

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today reported that the State of Maryland added 53,900 jobs in July. Maryland has gained 156,200 jobs during the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. BLS also reported that Maryland’s unemployment rate decreased to 7.6%. That is more than 25% lower than the national unemployment […]

CARES Act

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is intended to assist individuals and businesses with their COVID-19 related needs. The Senate Committee on Small Businesses & Entrepreneurship created The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act