New round of payments going out to unemployed Washingtonians
OLYMPIA, Wash. — On Monday, a new round of payments will go out to Washingtonians receiving unemployment benefits.
A federal program approved the $300 payments for six weeks.
The money from the Lost Wages Assistance Program will go into the accounts of those who qualified from August 1 to September 5. In order to qualify, people must certify that they are unemployed or partially unemployed due to COVID-19
The Employment Security Department said this money and regular benefits could be delayed up to several days.
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