U.S. May Lose 14 Million Jobs By Summer, New Analysis Shows

"In addition to federal action, lawmakers at the state and local level must do everything they can to ensure that these workers and their families do not suffer economically during this time," the EPI researchers noted.

What You Need to Know About Filing for Unemployment

"New legislation will likely expand eligibility dramatically, so people who don't think they qualify right now, double-check," said Michele Evermore of the National Employment Law Project.