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Congress Expands Unemployment Benefits in $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

Congress Expands Unemployment Benefits in $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

Faced with unprecedented levels of unemployment as a result of the coronavirus global pandemic, President Trump has signed a $2 trillion stimulus bill that will send up to $1,200 to each adult and expand eligibility for unemployment benefits. The president signed the bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, on March 27th, just hours after the House of Representatives approved the law. The Senate had passed the bill unanimously a few days earlier.  Among many…

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Deadline Approaches for California Wildfire Victims to Apply for Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Deadline Approaches for California Wildfire Victims to Apply for Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance

In October, a series of raging wildfires caused multiple fatalities and injuries and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses in California. Although the fires are now contained, many communities are just beginning to pick up the pieces in places like Santa Rosa, Napa, and Sonoma. It also means that thousands of Californians are out of jobs. The federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program provides financial assistance to employees who have lost their jobs due to a major natural disaster. DUA…

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Nolo.com Adds Dozens of New Legal Topics

Nolo.com Adds Dozens of New Legal Topics

Visitors to Nolo.com know about our hundreds of free articles and FAQs, covering everything from Accidents & Injuries to Wills, Trusts & Estates — always accurate, up to date, and written in plain English. Now there’s even more to love. This week, Nolo announces the addition of dozens of new legal topics to our free online content, to keep you on top of the latest changes to the legal landscape. So, what are some of the new topics now online…

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