How to claim up to $750 bonus check for thousands of Americans in less than one week

Americans have only a few days left to claim up to $750 in payments.

A $500 million agreement on direct payments was signed by Minnesota Governor Walz on April 30.

The bonus payments were estimated to be worth $750 for eligible frontline workers.

In order to be eligible for the checks, employees must have worked 120 hours between March 15, 2020, and June 30, 2021.

Who is eligible?

The following groups of workers are eligible:

2. Health care

3. Emergency responders

4. Public health, social service and regulatory service

5. Courts and corrections

1. Long-term care and home care

7. Schools: charter, state and higher education

8. Food service: production, processing

9. Retail: sales, fulfillment, distribution and delivery

10. Temporary shelters and hotels

6. Child care

12. Public transit

13. Ground and air transportation services

14. Manufacturing

15. Vocational rehabilitation

11. Building services: maintenance, janitorial and security

In addition, you must not have received unemployment benefits for more than 20 weeks.

The application period opened on June 8 and will remain open until Friday, July 22.

Online applications are available for eligible workers who worked during the height of the pandemic.

Payment size can change

A previous Minnesota estimate estimated that 667,000 workers would qualify for the payments - each receiving $750.

Since the state has received more than 900,000 applications, Governor Tim Walz warned that fees could drop to $500 even or lower.

Nevertheless, he encourages working Minnesotans to apply.

At a State Capitol news conference, Walz said, "I'm here to work hard to get as many people

As possible, even though it will lower the payments for individuals."

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