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California is the largest state by population, and the largest employer there is the University of California System.
Shortly after the outbreak of COVID-19, the Census Bureau launched a vast initiative to measure the effects of the disease on Americans. It is called the Household Pulse Survey. So far, the results...
The COVID-19 pandemic caused unemployment levels not seen since the Great Depression, starting in April last year. By last month, the jobless figure had rebounded to 6.0%, still well above the 3.5%...
No job faces more consistently noisy working conditions than emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
El Centro, California, had the highest unemployment rate in February. It was as high as in some years during the Great Depression.
For the first quarter of 2021, the number of CEOs who have been replaced is down by about 30% compared to last year.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly 3 million registered nurses in America. Their mean annual wage is $80,010, which makes nursing among the best-paid jobs in the country....
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its “The Employment Situation–March 2020”. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 916,000 from February. The jobless rate was 6.0%....
The outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday reported that U.S. firms announced 30,603 job cuts in March, a drop of 86% from the cuts announced in March 2020. The total fell...
Many American workers struggled to make ends meet in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the U.S. economy. About 22 million workers lost their jobs at the beginning of the pandemic, and by...
The pandemic gutted jobs from hotels, restaurants and cruise ships. Cities and states that rely on these industries have had the highest unemployment.
The Household Pulse Survey shows that more than a third of Americans work from home or somewhere other than the office. In one western state, nearly half do.
Unemployment varies widely from place to place. The city with the lowest rate in January was in Utah.
This poor California city had the highest unemployment rate in January. The jobless rate there was greater than the national rate in some years of the Great Depression.
The U.S. Senate recently rejected an amendment in the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that would have raised the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. This means that millions of Americans will...