The number of Americans that have applied for unemployment is at an all-time high because of the coronavirus. According to, Pennsylvanians that have applied and been approved for unemployment will temporarily be receiving an extra $600 every week on their check.

It was mentioned on FOX29 that the extra $600 will be temporary. It will benefit self-employed individuals and independent contractors, as well as others. Some Pennsylvanians have already received the extra money from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry on their weekly unemployment checks. Others are set to get them soon, according to

This is great news for Pennsylvanians because during these tough times they will be able to benefit from this extra money on top of their unemployment.

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