What You Need to Know About the U.S. Congress’ New COVID-19 Relief Bill

To tackle the soaring unemployment rate in the U.S. as the states struggle to combat the deadly COVID-19 virus, the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program (FPUC) was introduced to provide an additional $600 to families who qualify for unemployment compensation. However, as the expiration date for the FPUC nears, families across the nation will continue to face uncertainty and financial hardship without an extension from Congress.