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Walmart is hiring 20,000 seasonal workers — here’s how a seasonal job could affect your unemployment benefits

FILE - In this March 31, 2020 file photo, a woman pulls groceries from a cart to her vehicle outside of a Walmart store in Pearl, Miss. Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam's Club stores. The company said the policy will go into effect on Monday, July 20, 2020 to allow time to inform stores and customers. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

This is no ordinary holiday season of course.

The jobless rate remains high, even if it is coming off from double-digit jobless rates in the spring, when the coronavirus pandemic initially roiled the economy. An estimated 3.5 million homeowners are in mortgage forbearance because of their suddenly rocky finances. And on Capitol Hill, the prospect of a deal for another round of fiscal stimulus — including more stimulus checks and enhanced unemployment benefits — seems dim for now.

So how does that play out for a person who’s thinking about applying right now for a seasonal position? Read more via MarketWatch

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