Who will be covered by the expanded program?

The plan wraps in far more workers than are usually eligible for unemployment benefits, including self-employed people and part-time workers.

The bottom line: Those who are unemployed, are partly unemployed or cannot work for a wide variety of coronavirus-related reasons will be more likely to receive benefits.

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1. Who will be covered by the expanded program?
2. How much will I receive?
3. Are gig workers, freelancers and independent contractors covered?
4. What if I’m a part-time worker who lost my job because of a coronavirus reason, but my state doesn’t cover part-time workers? Am I still eligible?
5. My employer shut down my workplace because of coronavirus. Am I eligible?
6. How long will the payments last?
7. How long would the broader program last?
8. I’m already receiving unemployment benefits. Will I receive any help?