Reemployment bonus idea advanced by NC Senate committee

By GARY D. ROBERTSON With employers struggling to fill positions as post-pandemic restrictions end, North Carolina state senators advanced a proposal Wednesday giving $1,500 bonuses to unemployment benefit recipients who return to work this summer. The Senate Commerce Committee gave bipartisan support to the measure, which would offer bonuses, but only if federal labor officials allow the state to use money coming from Washington that’s made unemployment benefits more generous

The Black community has yet to benefit in this Joe Biden economy

“So far, the Black community has gotten a lot of empty rhetoric, broken promises and mixed messages from the Biden Administration resulting in policies that are not empowering, uplifting or truly helping Black Americans thrive and survive economically during this global pandemic.” -Paris Dennard, RNC National Spokesperson and Director of Black Media Affairs  The Black unemployment rate INCREASED in February  The Biden’s contribution to Black History month was more Black Americans losing their