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NC substitute teachers aren’t getting paid, but they can get federal jobless benefitsNC substitute teachers aren’t getting paid, but they can get federal jobless benefits

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“North Carolina substitute teachers who haven’t been getting paid while schools are closed during the coronavirus pandemic can now file for unemployment benefits.

Only a small group of substitute teachers — those who work more than 30 hours a week — have been eligible for state unemployment benefits. But substitute teachers can get assistance under a federal program created to provide COVID-19 relief to independent contractors and self-employed workers who aren’t eligible for state unemployment benefits”

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