Nevada Gig Workers Sue State For Promised US Jobless Funds


Nevada is the only U.S. state not taking applications for federal coronavirus relief payments to gig workers. Now two self-employed single mothers in Reno are suing to force the state to begin paying thousands of out-of-work people the more than $600 a week that Congress promised. Attorney Mark Thierman says self-employed people, independent contractors and sole proprietors are getting desperate. State officials didn’t immediately comment about the lawsuit.

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