Radio Diary: When The Unemployment Benefits Never Come

Sep 17, 2020
Originally published on September 18, 2020 10:44 am

Millions of Americans still haven’t yet received their benefits after being laid off during the pandemic. Denise Mines is one of them. She’s a university librarian who lives in Boynton Beach, Florida. Denise was furloughed on April 17. First thing she did: followed all of the steps to get her unemployment benefits. Should have been pretty easy, right?


In this diary … we hear from:

Denise Mines, a university librarian who lives in Boynton Beach, Florida.

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