HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Some federal unemployment benefits are set to end Saturday, September 4 for thousands of Pennsylvanians.
According to state data, in the last two weeks of August, more than 650,000 people were receiving an extra $300. The funds were part of a program that began last year, providing an extra 13 weeks of benefits.
Aid for the self-employed is also set to end.
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The state’s regular 26-week unemployment compensation program will continue, though Pennsylvanians will no longer get that extra $300 federal benefit in addition.