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On August 8, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a presidential memorandum that addresses the need for additional assistance for workers who have lost wages due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The memorandum on wage assistance contains three parts: It allows for up to $400 per week in wages assistance for those persons unemployed due to COVID-19. Pursuant to the memorandum, individual states would pay 25 percent of the $400 and the federal government, through the… Continue Reading States Respond to the Additional Assistance for Unemployed Persons