unemployment

The state where the highest percentage of survey respondents expect a loss of income soon was Hawaii.
The jobless rate by state varied considerably in January. Hawaii had the only jobless rate above 10% in the country.
In two states, only about half of the employable workforce worked in 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
February's announced job cuts plunged to a two-year low, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Four states had unemployment numbers at or above 10% last year. One of them was particularly hard hit.
The most recent unemployment report has just surfaced and things appear to be looking up, if only slightly. Is this fast enough?
More than 79,000 new job cuts were announced in January according to the monthly report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That's the highest January total since 2009.
Chipotle Mexican shares dipped slightly on Monday after the burrito chain announced that it would be undertaking a huge expansion to its workforce.
U.S. companies announced more than 2.3 million job cuts in 2020, nearly half of which were attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey has a jobless rate of 10.2%, which is higher than the worst level of the Great Recession.
Federal Reserve believes the rebound in employment will quicken to near the all-time low the jobless rate set last year.
Among the arguments for extending the benefits of the original CARES Act is that the overall economy will suffer as consumers drop into poverty and demand for goods and services suffers.
The state most likely to have overpaid unemployment benefits is Michigan, according to U.S. Department of Labor data.
States are beginning to send letters to Americans who received unemployment benefits this year notifying them that they had been inadvertently overpaid.
While Congress continues to debate a second relief package for workers, the states are beginning to send letters to Americans who received unemployment benefits this year notifying them that they had...