Biden Calls for Boosted, Extended Unemployment Benefits. Here's What You Need to Know

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
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Biden Calls for Boosted, Extended Unemployment Benefits. Here's What You Need to Know

While the unemployment rate has dropped since reaching a record high last April, joblessness is still rampant. In fact, last week, first-time jobless claims totaled 965,000. Thankfully, President-elect Joe Biden recognizes the severity of the situation.