Mnuchin: Employees Who Refuse to Go Back to Work Will Lose Unemployment Benefits

Posted on May 19, 2020 12:45 pm
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Employees who refuse to go back to work for businesses receiving Payroll Protection Program funds will now lose their unemployment benefits, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin revealed.

The change in policy comes after many workers rejected pleas from business owners to come back to their jobs because they were making more money from federal unemployment.

“If you offer a person a job… and that person does not take the job… then that person would not be allowed to get unemployment,” Mnuchin said Tuesday.

According to Fox News:

Mnuchin said that companies receiving benefits under the Payroll Protection Program who are inviting