unemployment

Lawsuit Filed to Return Additional Federal Unemployment Benefits in Oklahoma
Lawsuit Filed to Return Additional Federal Unemployment Benefits in Oklahoma
A lawsuit has been filed against the Executive Director of the OESC (Oklahoma Employment Security Commission) that challenges all the changes Oklahoma made to the additional Federal unemployment aide in the state. Last month on (06-26-21) Governor Kevin Stiit ended the extra $300 weekly payments that people on unemployment were receiving and instead used the money to fund a back to work cash incentive.
More Oklahomans Will Now Qualify for the $1,200 “Back to Work” Incentive!
More Oklahomans Will Now Qualify for the $1,200 “Back to Work” Incentive!
The end is near...Next Saturday, June 26th (06-26-21) the additional Federal unemployment benefits will expire in the state of Oklahoma. If you're currently collecting unemployment after the 26th of this month you'll lose that extra $300 per week you've been receiving. Back in May Governor Kevin Stitt along with representatives from the OESC (Oklahoma Employment Security Commission) announced that they would be cancelling those extra weekly payments. Instead they'll offer a "Back to Work" cash incentive for Oklahomans who return to the workforce. They've just expended the program so that more people will qualify for the $1,200 bonus.
What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?
What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?
It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs. But that doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless for anyone. If you’re spent on looking for available jobs in your current locale because it seems