Here's What the Average Weekly Unemployment Benefit Will Look Like If the $600 Boost Isn't Extended

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
Motley Fool
Here's What the Average Weekly Unemployment Benefit Will Look Like If the $600 Boost Isn't Extended
Here's What the Average Weekly Unemployment Benefit Will Look Like If the $600 Boost Isn't Extended

Tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs since the world's COVID-19 pandemic became a U.S. crisis in March, and while the country's overall unemployment numbers fell in both May and June, the official unemployment rate is still at a painfully high 11.1% -- worse than it ever was during Great Recession. Of course, unemployment benefits differ from state to state, and they also hinge on the applicant's former earnings.

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