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Over A Month Into The Pandemic, Vermonters Still Struggle To Get Unemployment Benefits

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Unemployment benefits are still lagging for Vermonters, but federal stimulus checks arrive to some this week.

Vermonters are still having a hard time filing their weekly claims for unemployment due to a slow system and backed up phone lines. This hour, we get an update from the state about what it's doing to streamline the process, and hear what the federal CARES Act is doing to provide relief to Americans.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12 p.m. Rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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