A mixed earner PUA fix was passed by the House as part of HEROES 2.0

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A $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed the House last week in an effort to restart negotiations in the SenateAmong the economic relief measures is a fix for unemployed workers who receive both 1099 and W2 for their work, which Freelancers Union and 40+ organizations advocated forIt includes second $1,200 stimulus check for all eligible Americans, including noncitizensThe $600 FPUC payment returns through January 31, 2021, with a transition period to follow through March 2021An additional $30 billion is provided for PPP loans, including allowing businesses to apply for a second loan if they have lost 25% of their quarterly revenue$59 billion is provided for rent relief programs

On Thursday, October 1, the House of Representatives passed an update to the stimulus package they first sent to the Senate on May 15. The first HEROES Act, which was considered a followup to March’s CARES Act, has been sitting with the Senate ever since, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plainly stating that he would not open it for negotiations because of the high cost.

HEROES 2.0, as the new bill is known, is an effort to restart the negotiation process given the dire economic impact of the continued growth of COVID-19 cases, the

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