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It"s 20 weeks and counting as unemployment claims keep pouring in

It has been 20 weeks since the first wave of initial unemployment claims began rolling in at the New York State Department of Labor. The volume has ebbed a few times but has not indicated any sign of a slowdown even though the state has seen the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Jobless claims rise for the second week in a row

After several months of declines, new claims for unemployment benefits have inched up two weeks in a row......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 30th, 2020

State unemployment claims rise over four-week period

Unemployment claims across the state have been on the rise for the past four weeks. According to recent data from the Alabama Department of Labor, 23,678 initial claims were filed – 16,938 of those related to Covid-19 – between July 12 and July 18.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2020

Explainer: No one really knows how many Americans need unemployment benefits

Another 1.9 million people filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week, according to data released by the Labor Department on Thursday, marking 11 straight weeks in which millions of Americans have filed claims for jobless benefits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2020

Kansas, Missouri hit 11 straight weeks of five-figure new jobless claims

Nearly 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending May 30, new data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows. Nationally, more than 42.6 million people have filed for unemployment in the 11 weeks since President Donald T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

What did eight weeks and $3 trillion buy the U.S. in the fight against coronavirus?

Unemployment checks are flowing, $490 billion has been shipped to small businesses, and the U.S. Federal Reserve has put about $2.5 trillion and counting behind domestic and global markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2020

Time To Build Without VCs

Corona has kicked down the Western world in less than three weeks. Markets slumped deepest, fastest in history, while the U.S. chart unemployment claims turned... The post Time To Build Witho.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 13th, 2020

Why jobless claims are so much higher in these 3 states

During the past seven weeks, more than 30% of the March labor force in Kentucky, Hawaii and Georgia filed initial claims for unemployment benefits......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2020

Each state"s unemployment claims since the economy shut down

Job losses by state range from the tens of thousands to the millions over the seven weeks beginning on March 15, amounting to anywhere from 8.5% to 33% of each state's total workforce......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 7th, 2020

Jobless claims climb to 33M in seven weeks as nation braces for historic unemployment rate

Millions more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the nation brac.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 7th, 2020

Another 61,000 Ohioans file unemployment claims as state fund barrels toward insolvency

More than 61,000 Ohioans filed unemployment claims in the week ended May 2, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. That's a lower figure than the state has seen in several weeks, but it brings the total number of new claims under.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

Maryland unemployment claims spike after weeks of declines

Initial unemployment claims in Maryland spiked last week as the state launched a new application system, added two new benefit programs and began working through a backlog of filings. New data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor sho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

More than 3.1 million file new unemployment claims

More than 3.1 million people filed initial unemployment claims for the week that ended May 2, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Labor released Thursday morning. When combined with weekly totals over the past six weeks, more than 33.4 m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

New weekly unemployment figures set for release

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday morning is set to release the number of initial unemployment claims filed for the week that ended May 2. More than 30 million initial claims have been filed over the course of the past six weeks, a historic refle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2020

Payroll processor ADP CEO says hiring data indicate the jobs market has begun to "stabilize"

After weeks of record unemployment claims across the country, "we have seen a couple of indicators of some bottoming," ADP CEO Carlos Rodriguez told CNBC......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyApr 30th, 2020

Stocks fall as jobless claims top 30 million in six weeks but cap best month since 1987

U.S. stocks fell Thursday as more Americans filed for unemployment benefits, but major averages still posted their best month in decades on hope about curbing the coronavirus.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2020

Weekly jobless claims top 30 million over past 6 weeks

First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.84 million last week as the wave of economic pain continues, though the worst appears to be in the past. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2020

Weekly jobless claims top 30 million over past 6 weeks

First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.84 million last week as the wave of economic pain continues, though the worst appears to be in the past. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2020

Stocks fall as jobless claims top 30 million in six weeks

U.S. stocks fell Thursday as 30 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits over the past six weeks in the wake of the cor.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2020

Jobless claims climb to 30 million in six weeks as COVID-19 layoffs continue to rise

A record-breaking number of Americans filed for unemployment over six weeks as the coronavirus pandemic co.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2020

New Missouri, Kansas unemployment claims approach 700,000 since virus set in

More than 3.8 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending April 25, new data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows. Nationally, more than 30 million people have filed for unemployment in the six weeks since President Dona.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2020