Axios: Iowa's unemployment experiment: Will cutting benefits bring people back to work?

By Linh Ta
Axios, June 7, 2021

All eyes will be on Iowa and other Republican-led states these next few months to see if an early exit from federal unemployment benefits truly nudges people back to work. ...

... Workers are also now in a position where they feel more empowered to choose jobs they genuinely like, said Mike Draper, owner of Raygun.

  • "I think people are just assessing what they do during the day and how they want to be treated and what kind of environment they want to work in," Draper said. ...

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