State Pays Out $87,521,534 in Unemployment Insurance BenefitsPosted on May 1, 2020 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
SCOTT T. MURAKAMI
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2020
STATE PAYS OUT $87,521,534 IN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS
HONOLULU — The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) announced today that it distributed $87,521,534 in unemployment insurance benefits over the past week. $47,317,800 of that total represents the $600 plus up made available by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on March 27, 2020.
“The department was again able to deliver a record level of benefits in a week and for that I am tremendously grateful for our workers,” said Scott T. Murakami, DLIR Director. “We know that there are still many in our community who are suffering, and we are resolute in providing a greater level of relief as soon as possible.”
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