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No job, no money coming in has people in survival mode

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach - Duration: 02:02s - Published
No job, no money coming in has people in survival mode

No job, no money coming in has people in survival mode

With businesses shutting down or laying off employees because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people say they're literally in survival mode.

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No job, no money coming in has people in survival mode

FOR THOSE NOW LEFT WITHOUT AJOB IN THIS PANDEMIIC - SOMESAY ITS "SURVIVAL MODE".

A NEWMONTH IS BRINGING NEWSTRESSES.

WPTV NEWSCHANNEL 5'STODD WILSON SPOKE WITH ACOUPLE ABOUT THE TOLL ITSTAKNG - AS THE GOVERNMENTROLLS OUT ADDED RELIEF FSMALL BUSINESSES.<< NATS:19:47:28 (VO) RALPHAVALLONE AND ALLYSON LUCKNERWALK TOGETHER AS ONE THROUGHTOUGH TIMES.

BOTH ARE OUT OFWORK BECAUSE OF COVID-19PANDEMIC.

RALPH, HE'S ACONTRACTOR.

(SOT 19:41:15) 10SEC IT'S BEEN ABSOLUTELYPHENOMENAL OVER THE PAST FOURYEARS.

.

.PHONE RINGING OFFTHE HOOK, I CAN'T KEEP UP WITHTHE LEADS.

AND ALL OF A SUDDENTHREE WEEKS AGO THE PHONESTOPPED RINGING.

NATS: (VO)WAS HE SURPRISED?

YES.

BUTMORE SURPRISED BY HOW QUICKLYJOBS DRIED UP.

RALPH SAYS HESAT DOWN IN FRONT OF ACOMPUTER AND STARTED EMAILINGHUNDREDS OF CUSTOMERS.

(SOT19:42:07) 3 SEC I SENT OUT 400EMAILS AND GOT NOT ONERESPONSE.

NATS: (VO) NEWUNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS SHOW ANADDITIONAL 277- THOUSANDFLORIDIANS FILED UNEMPLOYMENTCLAIMS LAST WEEK .

NATS: (VO)ALLYSON LUCKNER IS ONE OFTHOSE WHO APPLIED FORUNEMPLOYMENT.

SHE'S A PERSONALTRAINER.

(SOT 19:39:31) 4 SECI FINALLY GOT THROUGH SO IHAVEN'T HEARD ANYTHING BACKFROM THEM YET AND THIS WASOVER A WEEK AGO.

NATS: (VO) ATTHE MOMENT LUCKNER SAYS SHEHAS NO INCOME BUT SHE STILLHAS BILLS.

(SOT 19:37:02) 7SEC THE GYMS CLOSED FOR ONE SOWE'RE UNEMPLOYED.

SO IT'S TOOKA REAL BIG TOLL OUT OF ME ANDMY FINANCIAL SITUATION.

NATS:(VO) THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ISLOOKING TO KEEP SMALLBUSINESSES AND IT'S WORKERSAFLOAT.

IN PART WITH ITS 349-BILLION DOLAR PAYMENTPROTECTION PROGRAM.

MONEY SETASAID TO PAY WORKERS THROUGHTHE PANDEMIC DISRUPTIONS.

FORNOW - RALPH SAYS UNEMPLOYMENTIS NOT AN OPTION.

(SOT19:45:02) 10 SEC I'M A SOLEPROPRIETORSHIP SO I AM NOT ALLC OR AN S CORPORATION SO IDON'T QUALIFY FOR ANYTHING.TODD'S TAG: BOTH RALPH ANDALLYSON SAY THEY'RE CONCERNEDABOUT THE FUTURE.

YET ASOPTIMISTS THEY BELIEVE THEYWILL OVERCOME THEIR CURRENTSITUATIONS.

IN BOCA RATON,TODD WILSON .




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