Some people making more money on unemployment benefits than at job

Around 40% of all workers who lost their jobs due to the Coronavirus pandemic could theoretically earn more while unemployed than going back to work, according to an analysis by Noah Williams, director of the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Critics say the policy serves as a disincentive to return to work as states start re-opening their economies — in turn limiting the country’s economic rebound, according to critics.

Are you making more at home than you did when you worked?

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