Amazon will convert 125,000 of the 175,000 temporary roles hired since March to permanent jobs if employees would like to stay at Amazon long term.
Governor Doug Ducey has named a new director for the Department of Economic Security to replace Tom Betlach.
About 41 million people have now applied for aid since the virus outbreak intensified in March, though not all of them are still unemployed.
The sudden loss in income is causing a growing number of Americans to tap their retirement savings accounts.
The European Union proposed Wednesday a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund.
A U.S. Census Bureau survey showed almost a quarter of respondents said they will have difficulty paying their rent or mortgage or will defer payments.
Researchers say one zip code in Tempe had over 6,600 unemployment claims between March 14 and May 14, the most of any zip code in the state.
The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that last month's decline pushed sales down to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.33 million units, the slowest pace since September 2011.
The stakes are high since without a vaccine or treatment, an outbreak of COVID-19 could be devastating for companies and workers alike.
The state Office of Economic Opportunity on Thursday reported that seasonally adjusted nonfarm unemployment in April rate rose to 12.6%, up from 6.1% in March and 4.8% in April 2019.
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. announced Thursday that the company, together with its franchisees and licensees, plans to hire at least 30,000 employees this summer while continuing to adhere to strict safety measures to protect its restaurant teams against the coronavirus.
Roughly 38.6 million people have now filed for jobless aid since the coronavirus forced millions of businesses to close their doors and shrink their workforces, the Labor Department said Thursday.
The state of Arizona has paid over half a billion dollars in jobless benefit payments in the past week. This surpassed the prior week of $160 million in payments.
Restaurants have reopened as Arizona's stay-at-home order expired, but an unintended consequence of the CARES Act is causing headaches for some owners, who may have a problem getting their workers back.
Arizona's unemployment agency revealed Monday that its paying
A recent survey done by Fishbowl, a employee social networking platform, found that the majority of its respondents said they were are working up to 10 more hours at home than they normally would if they were still working from their offices.
Lockdowns across the world to halt the spread of COVID-19 have decimated demand for airline travel.
Many of the nation’s 630,000 postal employees are facing new risks during the COVID-19 outbreak.
A new study shows Americans are concentrating less on their retirement savings as other priorities take precedence.
The Democratic-controlled House is pressing ahead with votes on another massive rescue bill that would pump almost $1 trillion to states and local governments, renew $1,200 cash payments for individuals, and extend a $600 weekly supplemental federal unemployment benefit.