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What Employees, Employers Must Know about COVID-19 Furloughs, Layoffs
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What Employees, Employers Must Know about COVID-19 Furloughs, Layoffs

COVID-19 furloughs and layoffs are two steps many North Carolina businesses are taking as they navigate pandemic-related revenue shortfalls. We’ve prepared this handy reference guide—both for the employees affected, and for the Human Resources managers charged with guiding them through this abrupt recession. Are COVID-19 furloughs and layoffs the only way for businesses to conserve...

Extra $600 Unemployment Benefit Ends Soon
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Extra $600 Unemployment Benefit Ends Soon

“How’s your son doing?” I asked a friend earlier this month. “He’s unemployed and living his best life,” she quipped. “But that’s going to change when they extra $600 weekly unemployment benefit ends.” My friend’s son is 19. Like many folks, he lost his job back during the initial pandemic lockdown in March. Like other...