PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Labor Day, more than eight million Americans will lose their federal unemployment boost of $300 a week. But that’s not all.Mets, Phillies Minor Leaguers Protest Pay With Wristbands
Other unemployment benefits are also ending for freelance and part-time workers.READ MORE: Official First-Edition Printed Copy Of U.S. Constitution Set To Go Up For Auction
Meanwhile, the experts said the jobs that are available aren’t necessarily matching up with the people who remain unemployed.
“We’re still in a pandemic,” Michael Kittle said. “The idea of being close to hundreds of strangers a day, even while being vaccinated, that’s not something that appeals to me in any way.”MORE NEWS: COVID Outbreak At Robbinsville High School Cancels In-Person Classes For A Week
The president is counting on his $3.5 trillion spending plan to rebuild the economy and get more Americans back to work.