The federal jobless aid program comes to an end as claims fall to pandemic low

U.S. 09/03/21, 15:36

According to most economists, various factors make it more difficult for businesses to fill jobs at current pay levels. Many unemployed people are afraid of contracting COVID-19 if they work in service businesses like restaurants or hotels. The abrupt termination of pandemic unemployment benefits on a large scale after this ...

CCP Virus crisis and another 6.6 million Americans file for jobless benefits

U.S. 04/09/20, 12:44

The CCP Virus pandemic continues to impact the number of initial jobless claims and its impact is also reflected in the increasing levels of insured unemployment, the Labor Department said Thursday, April 9. Roughly 6.61 million Americans filed new applications for unemployment benefits in the week ending April 4, a decrease ...

US unemployment claims rise by 4,000 to 239,000

Business 02/14/19, 08:36

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week but remains at levels low enough to show that most workers enjoy job security.The Labor Department says claims for unemployment checks increased by 4,000 to 239,000. The four-week average, which does not bounce around as much, rose 6,750 to ...

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