President Joe Biden’s government has yet to pass his Build Back Better Act into law. Furthermore, America recently saw an epidemic of the extremely infectious COVID-19 virus, which many fear will have even more serious consequences for the country and its economy.
As things stand, there may not be any more stimulus help for middle- and lower-income employees in the United States of America until new legislation is passed. According to an article on Yahoo Finance by Sigrid Forberg titled “New COVID stimulus cheques are coming in 2022 to some US employees,” there is some good news for some sorts of workers in the United States of America who will receive more financial help or stimulus payments in 2022. If you’re curious or want to see if you’re eligible, keep reading.
Essential Workers Get Stimulus Checks
According to this article by Forberg, after nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and now that the highly contagious Omicron variant has arrived in the United States of America, certain groups of workers have been hard-hit and greatly impacted by the pandemic’s economic effects – despite the fact that their roles are critical to the U.S. economy.
The majority of these people are front-line workers like meatpackers, grocery shop staff, and agricultural labourers who, in most cases, rely on a limited budget to get by. As a result, while the majority of Americans may be anxious about how to cope financially in the absence of any more stimulus cheques from the federal government, this group of front-line employees is an exception.
The Financial Plan
According to Yahoo Finance, $700 million will be made aside for such relief, with meatpackers and farmworkers eligible for up to $600 in stimulus payments. Finally, according to Yahoo Finance, the USDA has set aside $20 million of the $700 million budget for such stimulus payments or cheques that would be sent to grocery shop employees. The application process will begin soon.
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