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Jobless Americans Are Stuck in Benefits Backlog as Aid Expires (1)

Sept. 6, 2021, 6:57 PM

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For millions of Americans, the Labor Day weekend will bring the end of federally funded emergency unemployment benefits and a lurch into the uncertain economic recovery.

Then there are those stranded in a bureaucratic nightmare, still waiting for benefits they are owed.

Laura Ulrich, 59, was laid off in January from her job managing the distribution of coins in the Baltimore area for an armored car company. She spent the past week hoping that a summer of contacting officials in Maryland was going to ...

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