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COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US, even as unemployment claims fall

The number of Americans applying for une.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 17th, 2020

Florida’s unemployment claims fall again to new pandemic low

Florida's first-time unemployment claims have fallen again to a new low for the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2020

Bond Report: Long-term Treasury yields inch lower after U.S. reports 1.31 million increase in jobless claims

U.S. long-term Treasury yields fell slightly on Thursday after the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits continues to stay at elevated levels, underscoring the economic damage due to the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall, but millions still unemployed

Layoffs in the United States are abating, but millions who lost their jobs because of COVID-19 continue to draw unemployment benefits, suggesting the labor market could take years to heal from the pandemic even as businesses resume hiring workers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2020

Unemployment claims soar in Texas as nation sees record spike

More than 275,000 Texans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the economic turmoil caused by COVID-19 continues. Approximately 275,597 people in Texas filed for unemployment insurance in the week that ended March 28, according to advance s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall as labor market strength continues

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting near a 49-year low in a sign the job market remains strong......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall 55,000 to pandemic low of 787,000 as California comes back on line

The number of Americans who lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in mid-October slid by 55,000 to a new pandemic low of 787,000, but the decline stemmed in part from fewer new claims in California after a temporary applications freeze......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall 55,000 to new pandemic low of 787,000 as California comes back on line

The number of Americans who lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in mid-October slid by 55,000 to a new pandemic low of 787,000, but the decline stemmed in part from fewer new claims in California after a temporary applications freeze......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2020

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected to 787,000 as labor-market rebound shows strength

Continuing claims, which track Americans receiving unemployment benefits, declined to 8.4 million for the week that ended October 10. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 22nd, 2020

Labor Secretary Scalia defends workplace safety guidelines for COVID-19, insists they have ‘teeth’

A total of 64.2 million Americans have filed unemployment claims since March as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the jobs market and safety in the workplace remains a concern......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 20th, 2020

Breaking down COVID"s impact on Texas unemployment

The unemployment claims numbers for Texas due to the pandemic are staggering......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2020

Unemployment claims remain at historically high levels, as pandemic continues to drag economy

Applications for unemployment benefits have been falling since March and April, when millions were filing for claims each week. Yet they remain far above pre-pandemic levels......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 8th, 2020

Jobless claims inched downward to 840,000 last week as pandemic continues to weigh on the labor market

Applications for unemployment benefits have been falling since March and April, when millions were filing for claims each week. Yet they remain far above pre-pandemic levels......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 8th, 2020

Kansas labor department to begin paying out federal lost-wage assistance dollars

A resident making benefits claims must self-certify their unemployment or partial unemployment is due to a Covid-19 disruption......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2020

US weekly jobless claims fall to 837,000 as economic recovery grinds onward

Continuing claims, which track Americans currently receiving unemployment benefits, slid to 11.8 million for the week ended September 19. John Sommers II/Getty Images New US jobless claims for the week that.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2020

Big Tech hit hard as stock sell-off deepens

Big Tech stocks dragged the major averages lower Thursday as jobless claims showed the U.S. economy continues to slowly recover from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 24th, 2020

NewsWatch: U.S. jobless claims fall in mid-September, but the economy still suffering lots of layoffs

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits through state and federal programs fell in September for the first time in five weeks, but initial jobless claims are still very high and point to ongoing job losses due to the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall in mid-September, but economy still appears to be suffering sizable layoffs

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits through state and federal programs fell in September for the first time in a five weeks, but initial jobless claims are still very high and point to ongoing job losses due to the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2020

Florida weekly unemployment claims decline to start September

The state continues to see improvement from a spike of claims in mid-July......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2020

With lack of business travel, Visit Milwaukee promotes fall leisure packages

Visit Milwaukee is working with hotel partners to drive travel to Milwaukee despite lack of business travel returning to the city during the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2020

NewsWatch: Initial jobless claims fall 130,000 to 881,000, decline tied to change in statistical method

The number of new applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to a fresh pandemic low, but most of the decline appeared to stem from a major change in how the data is reported instead a big increase in people finding jobs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2020