Contractors are not eligible for regular unemployment benefits, but starting Monday can apply for the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.

 

BOSTON — After 32 years of carpentry, COVID-19 has halted husband and father Brian Killea’s income.

“It’s been difficult,” said Killea. “It’s gone to zero basically, we have mortgage and bills. It’s a lot easier to spend it than it is to earn it.”

Contractors like Killea are not eligible for regular unemployment benefits, but starting Monday can apply for the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.

 

Source: Boston 25 News

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