Extra Unemployment Relief Benefits To End

Sep 11, 2020

Unemployed Arizonans who lost their jobs after the coronavirus pandemic hit and have been receiving extra benefits for the last several weeks will see their pay drop to the standard $240 beginning next week.

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The Department of Economic Security announced that six weeks of extra $300 payments will end Saturday. It was put in place under an executive order from President Donald Trump after a congressionally-approved $600 per week extra payment ended in late July.