Unemployment: Indiana Residents Sue After Governor Ends Benefits

by usatoday.com posted 1month ago 3 views
Lawsuit's claim: Indiana law requires the state to pay out federal unemployment benefits to its residents. : INDIANAPOLIS – Shanon Singer-Mann hasn't worked at her restaurant job since COVID-19 began spreading last spring because her son suffers from lung disease and brain tumors. She's worried he's vulnerable to dying of a coronavirus infection if she passes it on to him. So, instead of the typical $600 to $700 a week she brings in from restaurant work, she's been relying on about $300 a week from the federal unemployment program that Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is ending about three months early.

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