Restaurant Owner Says Employees Won't Come Back to WorkGiorgio Pierangeli said only around half of the staff at his restaurant, The Local Table, agreed to come back to work after Ventura County said restaurants could resume dine-in services.
New Stimulus Bill Could Give $4,000 Tax Credit to Unemployed AmericansIf passed, the bill, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Ben Sasse of Nebraska, would provide Americans unemployed due to the pandemic with a $4,000 tax credit to use on training programs so they can have a competitive edge in the post-pandemic workforce.
Trump Economic Adviser: Full Employment Might Not Be Back This FallEarlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the national unemployment rate had risen to 14.7 percent.
Trump Heads to Michigan As It Grapples With Flooding, PandemicPresident Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with about half a dozen African American community leaders and to tour the Ford Rawsonville Plant about 125 miles south of Midland, Michigan, where residents have been forced from their homes after floods.
Unemployment Number and Website for Every State and How to File a ClaimIf you're unsure of how to claim unemployment benefits, Newsweek has you covered.
U.S. Jobless Claims Near 40 Million as All 50 States Start ReopeningNew data published by the Department of Labour on Thursday revealed that 2.4 million workers filed jobless claims in the week ending May 16.
What To Do If Someone Fraudulently Filed for Unemployment Under Your NameA Nigerian fraud ring is siphoning millions in unemployment insurance money, according to federal authorities.
Texas Supreme Court Orders Debt Collection And Rent Payments To ResumeThe state court's order comes as many Texas businesses still have yet to reopen, and amid a record filing of at least 2 million unemployment claims statewide due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maryland Restaurant Owner Can't Get Employees to ReturnThe federal coronavirus relief bill known as the CARES Act gave $600 per week in unemployment insurance to unemployed workers on top of the state unemployment money they claim.
Proposed Heroes Act Would Extend Extra $600 Benefit for the UnemployedThe Heroes Act, which the House could vote on as soon as Friday, includes assistance to state and local governments, hazard pay for front-line health care workers and extended financial relief programs.
Mitch McConnell's Home State Has Largest Share of Unemployed in U.S.The U.S. Department of Labor released its weekly claims report on May 7, indicating that nearly 33 percent of Kentucky's workforce has filed for unemployment benefits in April.
GOP Senator Says Congress Can't Spend Enough Money to Help Every AmericanLamar Alexander warned on Sunday that Congress can't possibly appropriate enough money to help every American negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
43M Americans in Danger of Losing Health Insurance Amid Pandemic: StudyAs unemployment has surged, Americans whose employment is often tied to their jobs will lose their current health care coverage.
Trump Economic Adviser Sees Economic Rebound in Second Half of 2020"I don't want to sugarcoat any of this because it's so difficult. I don't think the numbers are going to turn up in the next few weeks," Larry Kudlow cautioned.
Jobs Report Reveals Racial Inequality in Unemployment at an Historic LowMore than 20 million Americans lost their jobs in the last month, and unemployment among African-Americans has hit 16.7 percent.
White House Economic Adviser Says Unemployment Numbers Will Get Worse"The economic and jobs numbers are going to continue to deteriorate," Kudlow said on Friday.
Almost All Job Growth From Great Recession Recovery Has Now Been Wiped OutThe nation's unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression, hitting 14.7 percent for April.
Coronavirus Could Devastate State Unemployment Systems After Recession Ends"I would fully expect harsh cuts to unemployment benefits in the years to come," said Andrew Stettner, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation.
U.S. Job Losses Due to Coronavirus Likely to Set Country 'Back Two Decades'"At the high end, we will have returned to a level of employment last experienced in the mid-1990s," economist Elise Gould wrote.
Michigan Governor Signs Executive Order to Speed Up Unemployment BenefitsMichigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday in an effort to deliver unemployment benefits faster to those out of work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
20 Percent of U.S. Labor Force File Jobless Claims Over Seven WeeksThe Department of Labor released new figures showing another 3.1 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week.
New Coronavirus Stimulus Proposal Would Extend $600 Unemployment ChecksCongressman Don Beyer released a report last week arguing that unemployment insurance should be automatically tied to economic conditions.
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