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Unemployment Benefits Through the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Which Is Now Law

Posted on March 31, 2020 in

On March 27, 2020 the coronavirus stimulus bill became law and Georgia is one of the states that will benefit from it.  If you were laid off from your job you may apply for unemployment benefits and under the stimulus bill you will receive the amount of unemployment for which you would qualify up to $365 plus an additional $600 per week for the first four months of unemployment.  The maximum unemployment benefit that you can receive in Georgia is $965.00 per week.  The $600 per week provided by the bill is not based on your previous income it is an add on for everyone.

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