nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3|||State Unemployment Agencies Could Take Months To Adapt To WH Proposal, Memos Show||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||The National Association of State Workforce Agencies told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that it would take most states 8-20 weeks to move to a modified system of awarding benefits.


State Unemployment Agencies Could Take Months To Adapt To WH Proposal, Memos Show

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Capitol Hill earlier this week. A White House proposal to cut federal unemployment benefits to a percentage of earlier wages could take months to implement, leaving millions with significantly reduced checks.

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State Unemployment Agencies Could Take Months To Adapt To WH Proposal, Memos Show



The National Association of State Workforce Agencies told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that it would take most states 8-20 weeks to move to a modified system of awarding benefits.


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