Cafe Valley Bakery in Phoenix makes packaged goods that are sold in Valley grocery stores and on Jan. 28, the business is holding a job fair with on-the-spot job offers, including up to $1,000 in hiring bonuses.
As the Department of Economic Security has kept an Arizona woman's account under review for months, she's had to drain her retirement account to get by during the pandemic.
Farms are planting about 5% to 15% less to prevent food waste after lost sales in 2020.
The California eviction moratorium currently expires on January 31. Some people are losing housing despite the moratorium, and others who can't pay are harassed by landlords.
Unemployed workers with legitimate claims have had their accounts frozen by the department, sometimes for months, as part of an anti-fraud crackdown.
Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic.
Ivonne Villarreal says she furious that her 69-year-old father was fired and cut off from his health insurance on the same day he told his employer he tested positive for COVID-19.
Due to a 50-week cap on unemployment benefits, thousands of Arizonans will be losing benefits unless the new Biden Administration acts quickly to extend the aid.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs.
Many California jobseekers are confused about withholding taxes on their unemployment checks, and many more report that they simply can’t afford to put aside any money when they don’t have enough to begin with.
Senate Democrats plan to make another coronavirus relief package — including sending an additional stimulus payment to many Americans — one of their top priorities for the year once they assume control of the chamber.
A Phoenix bakery might still not be here if it wasn't for the Payroll Protection Program. They say they're grateful and hope they'll qualify for the second round of payments.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Treasury Department relaunched the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, loan portal Monday.
Ten months into America’s viral outbreak, low-income workers are still bearing the brunt of job losses — an unusual and harsh feature of the pandemic recession that flattened the economy last spring.
U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the viral pandemic tightens its grip on consumers and businesses.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of the viral pandemic and the damage it has inflicted on the economy for nearly 10 months.
The state Employment Development Department on Wednesday said it had examined existing claims from people who said they lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic and found about 3.5 million claims were “potentially fraudulent.”
The report showed that private employers shed 123,000 jobs last month, large companies announcing for the bulk of layoffs.
More than $40 million in California funding intended to help people left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic probably went to inmates in out-of-state jails and prisons, officials said.
Arizonans are now getting a maximum of $540 a week in unemployment benefits thanks to lawmakers passing a COVID-19 relief bill.