Tell Senator Tillis and Burr to act on unemployment benefits TODAY
Significant supports to people and communities are beginning to expire across the state and nation.
Take a moment today to call on our U.S. Senators and tell them to extend Unemployment Insurance provisions and reinstate a boost to payments that make sure people who have lost jobs can survive the pandemic and the downturn.
This time is critical in the work to secure a down payment on federal COVID-19 relief.
Congress must act before the expiration of UI provisions that have provided additional weeks and eligibility to workers who lost jobs or hours because of the pandemic’s effect on worker safety. The strength of our recovery moving forward will depend on federal action now.
Senators Tillis and Burr must support the extension of Unemployment Insurance and a boost to federal UI to stabilize North Carolina’s economy and reduce the harmful effects of job losses to families.
Let’s make sure our Senators know that they can’t delay and must make a down payment that provides a bridge to 2021 and a stronger COVID-19 relief effort.
Tell Senator Tillis and Burr to extend the federal Unemployment Insurance supplement NOW!
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As you know, federal inaction has been compounded by the systemic problems with our state’s Unemployment Insurance. If North Carolina expects to recover quickly and fully from the recession brought on by COVID-19 we need lawmakers to act quickly to make sure that North Carolina's UI system: