Maryland sees jump in use of program that pays jobless benefits for those brought back part-time

With unemployment at dramatic highs and the state benefits fund shrinking, Maryland is touting a little-known unemployment insurance program that can save the state millions of dollars while getting some workers back on the job. The program, which was created in 1984, allows employees to return to work part time while still drawing partial unemployment benefits and receiving the $600 weekly federal payments authorized by the Cares Act. (Wash Post)

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