I am begging you to understand that “people on unemployment are currently making more than people working for minimum wage” does not mean that unemployment benefits are too high, but that minimum wage is FAR too low.

  • The federal government did a calculation and came to a conclusion about how much an average family needs in order to survive. This resulted in a substantial boost to weekly unemployment benefits. They know how much it takes to keep a family afloat. They’ve always known.