After quitting their job the worker claimed: "I may not have health insurance, but I feel so free!"
Labor Department data shows that hiring has slowed in the past two months while the number of available jobs are at near-record levels.
In some states, officials are looking to compensate employees who were fired because of a company's vaccine mandate.
The U.S. is still missing around 4.3 million workers, and the service industry in particular is struggling with low staff numbers.
A man quit in a dramatic fashion after being told off, despite being the top-performing worker that day, promoting him to tell his boss: "Have a good life."
A report from the Labor Department found a record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August as COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant surged.
Low job take-up is not a result of a labor shortage, the former labor secretary argues, but American workers demanding better wages and childcare support.
President Joe Biden said his legislative agenda was necessary as a response to September's staggering jobs report.
Other states with low unemployment claims since the pandemic began include South Carolina, New Hampshire, Kansas, and South Dakota.
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The shortages have left districts and governments frantic to fill vacancies as students return to class.
The disgruntled employee can be seen telling shoppers "everyone here is overworked and underpaid."
The boss' wide-ranging list included caring if an employee's "dog is puking all over your rug right now."
"We still have more work to do in regaining those jobs lost to the pandemic, but this is promising progress for California's economic recovery," Newsom said.
Applications for unemployment benefits rose nationally last week to 332,000, compared to 312,000 the week before, the Labor Department said.
"I've been very disappointed on both sides of the aisle that we've just simply allowed pandemic unemployment assistance to completely lapse," she said.
We all have bad habits from buying expensive lattes to online shopping, but now you can get paid $5,000 to curb your excessive spending.
According to the September 2021 study, the national unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent, compared to September 2020 when the unemployment rate rose to nearly 8 percent.
The Delta variant of COVID and continuing high unemployment are blocking the state's economic recovery, even as federal assistance programs come to a halt.
His employer, Mighty Hand Construction, said in a statement that the company "does not condone Logan's behavior in the videos."
The president said the economy badly needs Congress to pass his legislative agenda and pointed out that jobs have been created every month of his administration.
A survey conducted earlier this year revealed nearly half of small businesses were finding it difficult to recruit staff.
The emergency legislative package was passed by President Joe Biden in March of this year.
President Biden may extend the American Rescue Plan, scheduled to end on Labor Day, September 6.
The Internal Revenue Service has been sending out refunds to those who overpaid taxes on unemployment compensation in 2020.
The case started after Governor Eric Holcomb saw "help wanted" signs across the state and determined pandemic relief programs were a contributing source to the lack of employees.
The disgruntled worker listed a host of grievances in the scathing letter, which she signed off with "I quit" in large font.
Jon Taffer said on The Ingraham Angle extended unemployment benefits are "incentivizing people to stay home," instead of working.