A Million Unemployed New Yorkers are About to Fall Off a Fiscal Cliff
Federal unemployment benefits expire at the end of the month. With no relief in sight from Washington or Albany, many New Yorkers are desperate.
Daniel Moritz-Rabson · December 3, 2020
An estimated 1.1 million New Yorkers' unemployment benefits are set to expire at the end of December, when an aid program authorized by the CARES Act is cut off. | Tobias Wrzal
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