The Maryland Department of Labor announced Wednesday that the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program will begin this Friday, ahead of schedule.

Under the LWA, unemployed Marylanders will receive an additional $300 per week in retroactive federal benefits amid the coronavirus pandemic.

These benefits will last about six weeks thanks to approval from FEMA.

Source: CBS Baltimore

See Also: Baltimore County Residents In Need Can Call 311 For Benefits Screening

See Also: Here’s How You Apply For Unemployment Insurance Benefits

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