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The GOP wants to move boosted unemployment benefits to a new percentage-based system — but experts warn the rollout could be a logistical nightmare

Republicans are seeking to implement a wage replacement system in two months, meaning that laid-off workers eventually draw 70% of their previous earnings from the federal government. “It’s not clear what Congress will approve, but the worst-case scenario is something based on a percentage,” Michele Evermore, policy analyst at the […]
The GOP wants to move boosted unemployment benefits to a new percentage-based system — but experts warn the rollout could be a logistical nightmare