The end of pandemic unemployment benefits will cut weekly checks by $300 for some and, for the majority of people, end their benefits entirely.
After fighting unemployment benefits for months, Wisconsin Republicans now want to make sure people who get fired for refusing vaccinations get paid.
Twenty-five states have said they'll end the extra benefits early.
States and employers are desperate to slash unemployment payments back to their pre-pandemic levels.
Wages in the U.S. have largely remained stagnant for decades.
But it's still not clear how long the individual states will take to get the payments out.
The House Problem Solvers Caucus — a bipartisan group of 50 lawmakers — is trying to broker a compromise between Democrats and Republicans before benefits completely run dry.
With 7.9 million people unemployed in the US, leaving a stable job because you just didn't feel like working can seem reckless to some or a complete dick move to others.