U.S. unemployment claims rose last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs.
While winter usually brings relief for the hospitality industry, there are also possible signs of trouble this year as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The share of Americans in poverty rose slightly to 11.4% in 2020, but COVID-19 relief payments eased losses for many, census data showed.
U.S. unemployment claims fell last week to 310,000, a pandemic low and a sign that rising COVID-19 cases have yet to lead to widespread layoffs.
On Wednesday afternoon, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey addressed the status of private school vouchers for parents to enroll kids into schools without mask policies. He also touched on the state's high unemployment rate.
As of Labor Day, 82,000 Arizonans received their last unemployment check, as the federal unemployment programs that extended benefits came to an end.
It's estimated that roughly 8.9 million Americans will lose all or some of these benefits.
The expiration of jobless benefits could fuel a sharp spending pullback.
The pandemic spawned a worker shortage that’s left some of America’s long-beleaguered union members feeling more confident this Labor Day than they have in years.
Millions of jobless Americans who have depended on federal unemployment aid as a financial lifeline are about to lose those benefits just as the delta variant of the coronavirus poses a renewed threat to the economy and the job market.
America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a modest gain after two months of robust hiring at a time when the delta variant’s spread has discouraged some people from flying, shopping and eating out.
The early numbers from the Maricopa County Justice Courts show that there were 2,989 eviction cases filed in August, down from the 3,623 cases filed in July.
U.S. unemployment claims fell last week to 340,000, a pandemic low and another sign that the job market is steadily rebounding.
After the Supreme Court struck down a COVID-19 eviction moratorium that was instituted by the CDC, some are preparing for what could be a wave of eviction requests.
Should hiring continue to improve, Chair Jerome Powell said the Federal Reserve will dial back its ultra-low interest rates policies later this year.
The Supreme Court is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
You may have noticed empty shelves or your favorite grocery items missing, and experts say COVID-19 is partly to blame.
President Joe Biden asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to keep an eviction moratorium in place after Georgia and Alabama realtors sought to challenge a lower court’s ruling.
The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that unemployment claims fell last week for a fourth straight time to a pandemic low of 348,000.
President Joe Biden has ordered FEMA to continue to cover 100% of states’ costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic through the end of the year.