‘Insulin or groceries’: How reduced unemployment affects struggling Americans from California to Mississippi – USA TODAY
Here’s why there’s a backlog of claims for unemployment and why it’s only getting worse.
Christopher Bolei is worried about how hell make ends meet now that the $600 federal unemployment benefit is cut off.
In March, Bolei, 63, who lives in San Rafael, California, was laid off from his job as a maintenance supervisor at a startup that manages real estate properties. After falling behind on rent, he fears hell get evicted as rent moratoriums expire.
For the past three months, hes …