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Almost half of Americans work in low-wage jobs

The low-wage workforce is part of every local U.S. economy, but it takes the biggest toll in the South and West......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 2nd, 2019

Almost half of Americans work in low-wage jobs

The low-wage workforce is part of every local U.S. economy, but it takes the biggest toll in the South and West......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 2nd, 2019

"Work from home": Telecommuting is now an option for half of American jobs

According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 4.7 million Americans now regularly work from home, up 173% since 2005. On a day like Friday with snow, sleet and freezing rain all in the morning weather forecast, there could be a lot o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

Democratic candidates ask if guaranteed jobs, universal basic income or a $15 minimum wage would best help Americans

One aids everyone who’s able to work, while the other benefits everyone, except at a big cost......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2019

Half of young Americans say their degree is irrelevant to their work

With rising tuition costs, some aren’t going to college, and more are working jobs on the side......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2019

Evictions are likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hard hit.

In more than half the country, local courts are reopening and beginning to process a backlog of eviction cases, sparking what economists and housing advocates say could be a historic surge in homelessness as millions of Americans lose their homes......»»

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A top Trump economic adviser says the next wave of stimulus checks should go to "people who lost their jobs and are most in need"

Reuters Larry Kudlow, a top Trump economic adviser, said the administration was weighing another round of stimulus checks, though he believed it should be targeted to out-of-work Americans. "Proba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 23rd, 2020

These are the jobs displaced workers are taking as lockdowns ease

With unemployment at record levels in most states and reopening phases underway across the country, a number of Americans are pursuing newly created coronavirus-related jobs.   More than half of American workers have lost a job, hours or income due.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2020

A mind-boggling 30 million people have filed for unemployment in 6 weeks. There are likely more without jobs.

Rick Bowmer/ AP In just six weeks, 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance as coronavirus layoffs continue. That may be an undercount of how many Americans are actually out of work due to the cor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2020

Looking for work? These firms have the most local job openings.

The jobs range from high-wage defense work to vital medical roles and more......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Some Americans going back to work, even as virus erases more jobs

Some workers in Georgia and other U.S. states prepared to go back to work for the first time in a month, as data released on Thursday showing soaring unemployment claims reaffirmed the grim economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

The 31 best US cities to live in if you want to work from home

Antenna/Getty Images Many Americans find themselves working from home during the novel coronavirus pandemic as a precautionary measure. Researchers from The University of Chicago examined the share of jobs that could likely be done .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 9th, 2020

In One Chart: As nearly 17 million people lose jobs, more young Americans and Democrats say coronavirus is likely to hurt their finances

Almost half of Republicans say COVID19 is not a major threat, according to a new Pew Research Center survey......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2020

Underfunded, understaffed and under siege: Unemployment offices nationwide are struggling to do their jobs

Out of work, and soon to be out of cash, millions of Americans have flooded unemployment offices at a record rate -- only to discover their local governments are unprepared for the unprecedented strain......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 6th, 2020

Worst Jobs in America

A recent CNBC/SurveyMonkey poll found that 85% of Americans are either somewhat satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs. Workers generally need good pay, a positive work environment, a manageable........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 2nd, 2020

EU exec proposes shorter work hours to prevent layoffs amid epidemic

The EU executive proposed on Wednesday a wage-subsidy scheme to encourage employers to cut workers' hours rather than their jobs amid the coronavirus epidemic, a plan that could be worth 100 billion euros in borrowing guaranteed by all EU countries......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2020

Scores of Americans are losing their health insurance along with their jobs. Here"s what the 2020 presidential candidates would do for them.

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Millions of Americans are losing their jobs and their health insurance as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Around half of Americans get their insurance through employers. Biden, Sanders, a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2020

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming forecast for next quarter as coronavirus continues to spread

Associated Press More than 47 million Americans could lose their jobs in the second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, sending the unemployment rate to 32%, according to a recent study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. I.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 30th, 2020

Half of Companies in a Recent Survey Are Hiring

While the restrictions on gatherings and movements have cost millions of Americans their jobs, there are some companies that are looking for employees now, according to Challenger, Gray &........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 27th, 2020

These gig economy jobs can provide extra income without having to leave home during the coronavirus pandemic

As layoffs mount, Americans may be turning to gig work for quick money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Some gig economy jobs can provide extra income without having to leave home

As layoffs mount, Americans may be turning to gig work for quick money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020