Second batch of unemployment benefits released; third batch goes out next Monday


The Department of Labor today sent out the second batch of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments.

In a video message posted on her Facebook page, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero said the second batch amounts to $36.4 million in payments to unemployed island residents.

And that amount will generate $6.3 million in tax revenues for GovGuam.

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The third batch of federal unemployment benefits will go out next Monday. It will cover clean PUA claims through June 12.

And it will amount to $41 million in assistance, including taxes.