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I was furloughed and got too many unemployment payments. Here’s how I sent the money back

Posted on - Jessica Menton USA TODAY

In April I was furloughed from my job and, at first, struggled to get unemployment benefits. But now, in an ironic twist, my problem isn’t getting paid. It’s getting overpaid. While millions of American’s haven’t gotten unemployment payments, some people like me have the opposite problem: The government is sending us too many checks or direct deposits, money that we’re required to return.Gannett, my employer and publisher of USA TODAY, said in late […]