Ask us anything! WCPO reporters answering your unemployment questions live on Facebook

Posted at 10:58 AM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 14:19:08-04

First it was almost impossible to apply for unemployment benefits. Now, many people who've applied have hit another snag: They've been denied.

If you've got questions, you're not alone. WCPO 9 News reporters John Matarese and Courtney Francisco have been covering this devastating effect on the Tri-State for weeks. Thursday morning, they will respond to your questions on Facebook about what to do if -- after days or weeks of trying -- you find yourself denied unemployment benefits.

Read the Q&A in the comments on this Facebook post:

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