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IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims Processed In A Week But No Numbers On How Many Approved

An IDES spokesperson says they have processed about 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims in a week, but they do not know how many have been approved [...] Read full article: IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment A...→

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing a 9-week total to 38 million

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing a 9-week total to 38 million

According to new figures released Thursday by the Department of Labor, 2.4 million people filed initial claims for unemployment for the week ending May 16, bri [...] Read full article: 2.4 million Americans filed for unemploy...→

Michigan courts expand virtual capabilities for people amid coronavirus pandemic

Michigan courts expand virtual capabilities for people amid coronavirus pandemic

The Michigan Supreme Court unveiled expanded capabilities for people to access virtual courtrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Michigan courts expand virtual capabilit...→

Coronavirus: California’s unemployment claims fall sharply in a week

Coronavirus: California’s unemployment claims fall sharply in a week

By some measures, about 23% of California’s workers have lost their jobs since business shutdowns began in mid-March. Read full article: Coronavirus: California’s unemployment c...→

Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace falls sharply in California

Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace falls sharply in California

The number of first-time unemployment claims filed in California during the week of May 9 was down 32 percent from the prior week. Read full article: Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace fa...→

Maryland labor secretary says more than 25% of unemployment claims still pending

Maryland’s labor secretary said she takes responsibility for the department’s failure in the implementation of a program that was supposed to make filing unemp [...] Read full article: Maryland labor secretary says more than ...→

More people now using side hustles to earn extra income amid COVID-19 crisis

More people now using side hustles to earn extra income amid COVID-19 crisis

With tens of millions of Americans unemployed, experts say having a supplemental income is becoming more important in this uncertain economy. Read full article: More people now using side hustles to ea...→

Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptcy as Soon as Next Week

Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptcy as Soon as Next Week

J.C. Penney is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as next week with plans to permanently close about a quarter of its roughly 850 stores, beco [...] Read full article: Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptc...→

Over 1 million file for unemployment in NJ, almost a third waiting for payment

Over 1 million file for unemployment in NJ, almost a third waiting for payment

New Jersey's Department of Labor has now received 1,018,785 applications for unemployment benefits in the seven weeks since coronavirus pandemic began. Read full article: Over 1 million file for unemployment in ...→

Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois

Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois

Another 3.2 million Americans filed for unemployment during the week ending May 2, including more than 74,476 Illinoisans. Read full article: Another 74,000 file first-time unemploym...→

69K File For Unemployment In Michigan

69K File For Unemployment In Michigan

Nearly 69,000 people in Michigan filed initial claims for unemployment last week, bringing the state's seven-week total in the coronavirus pandemic to more tha [...] Read full article: 69K File For Unemployment In Michigan...→

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

A quarter of Massachusetts workers have lost their jobs as the business shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have spurred the worse economic catastrop [...] Read full article: 1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemploymen...→

20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobless claims as millions struggle to access benefits

20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobless claims as millions struggle to access benefits

The Department of Labor released new figures showing another 3.1 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week. Read full article: 20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobl...→

Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 27, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 27, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 74,476 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of April 27 in Illinois. Read full article: Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Cla...→

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

About 584,000 people in the state are currently receiving unemployment benefits as the coronavirus takes its toll on the economy. Read full article: Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Un...→

Millions more people likely sought US unemployment benefits

The government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the layoffs that have left tens of millions of people unemployed but that have begun to slow as sta [...] Read full article: Millions more people likely sought US un...→

3 million more unemployment claims in US as crisis total tops 36 million

3 million more unemployment claims in US as crisis total tops 36 million

More than 2.9 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis put more than 36 million people out of work in two months [...] Read full article: 3 million more unemployment claims in US...→

The Illinois House will convene in Springfield for three days next week to take [...]

The Illinois House will convene in Springfield for three days next week to take up a spring-session workload long delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. A letter [...] Read full article: The Illinois House will convene in Sprin...→

LGBTQ people face higher unemployment amid pandemic, survey finds

LGBTQ people face higher unemployment amid pandemic, survey finds

Seventeen percent of LGBTQ people polled lost their jobs because of COVID-19, compared to 13 percent of the general population, a survey found. Read full article: LGBTQ people face higher unemployment am...→

Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 billion in farm goods this week - amNewYork

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as Read full article: Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 b...→

Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths, 1 million unemployment claims processed

Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths, 1 million unemployment claims processed

Illinois passed a grim milestone in its ongoing battle against the spread of the coronavirus with health officials announcing more than 3,000 residents have no [...] Read full article: Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths...→

Ventura County clarifies claims it would force people from homes into isolated coronavirus centers

Ventura County clarifies claims it would force people from homes into isolated coronavirus centers

Ventura County officials were forced to apologize Wednesday, clarifying that those who could not isolate or quarantine themselves would never be forcibly remov [...] Read full article: Ventura County clarifies claims it would...→

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

NOTE: Watch the governor’s daily briefing live in the player above beginning at 2:30 p.m. or stream it here. As Illinois prepares to begin slowly reopening, le [...] Read full article: Pritzker Expected to Address Unemploymen...→

Jobless claims in Florida dropped more than half last week

Jobless claims in Florida dropped more than half last week

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Initial jobless claims in Florida dropped by more than half last week compared to the prior week, according to figures released... Read full article: Jobless claims in Florida dropped more t...→

Maryland unemployment claims jump, claims fall in DC, Virginia | WTOP

As first-time unemployment claims declined nationally and in D.C. and Virginia last week, initial claims in Maryland spiked. Nationally, another 3.169 million [...] Read full article: Maryland unemployment claims jump, claim...→

Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File For Unemployment In Massachusetts

Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File For Unemployment In Massachusetts

An unprecedented one-fifth of the nation's labor force has sought jobless benefits in recent weeks. Read full article: Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File...→

State pays out more than $2B in unemployment claims, frustration continues for Floridians left in the dark

State pays out more than $2B in unemployment claims, frustration continues for Floridians left in the dark

While DEO said it has paid off more than $2 billion in unemployment claims, some Floridians say there are still those who haven't seen any money and haven't go [...] Read full article: State pays out more than $2B in unemploy...→

J.C. Penney is planning to file for bankruptcy in the next day, people familiar [...]

J.C. Penney is planning to file for bankruptcy in the next day, people familiar with the matter tell CNBC.  Its advisors are currently working on a bankruptcy [...] Read full article: J.C. Penney is planning to file for bank...→

Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try To File For Unemployment In Illinois

Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try To File For Unemployment In Illinois

It’s hard enough navigating the state’s unemployment process, but losing your job in the pandemic can be especially tough if you’re one of the most vulnerable [...] Read full article: Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try...→

Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive 'waiting week' for unemployment benefits

Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive 'waiting week' for unemployment benefits

In a letter for the Department of Economic Opportunity, State Senator Janet Cruz writes she wants the waiting week to be waived for anyone who filed before Mar [...] Read full article: Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive ...→

Time limit extended for sex abuse victims to file claims under New York Child Victims Act - amNewYork

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Governor Andrew Cuomo to extend the deadline for filing new childhood sexual abuse claims under New York's Child Read full article: Time limit extended for sex abuse victim...→

Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment Claims in First 4 Months of 2020

Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment Claims in First 4 Months of 2020

Historic numbers of unemployment claims filed in Illinois since March has led to a historic amount of benefits being paid out over the first four months of the [...] Read full article: Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment C...→

Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People Stay Home Amid Pandemic

Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People Stay Home Amid Pandemic

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. scored a 33% jump in annual profit, as people stuck at home turn to playing games. Read full article: Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People ...→

Three million more Americans file for unemployment as productivity tanks with economy - amNewYork

BY LUCIA MUTIKANI Millions more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, suggesting layoffs broadened from consumer-facing industries to other Read full article: Three million more Americans file for un...→

Homeless people going off the rails amid MTA’s subway cleanings

Homeless people going off the rails amid MTA’s subway cleanings

As the subway system closed down for a scrub-down from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. some homeless wandered off into the night, but others stuck around, seemingly lost. Read full article: Homeless people going off the rails amid...→

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, labor department says

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, labor department says

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor. Read full article: More than 1 million people have filed fo...→

IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims Processed In A Week But No Numbers On How Many Approved

An IDES spokesperson says they have processed about 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims in a week, but they do not know how many have been approved [...] Read full article: IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment A...→

Millions more people likely sought US unemployment benefits

The government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the layoffs that have left tens of millions of people unemployed but that have begun to slow as sta [...] Read full article: Millions more people likely sought US un...→

Michigan courts expand virtual capabilities for people amid coronavirus pandemic

Michigan courts expand virtual capabilities for people amid coronavirus pandemic

The Michigan Supreme Court unveiled expanded capabilities for people to access virtual courtrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Michigan courts expand virtual capabilit...→

J.C. Penney is planning to file for bankruptcy in the next day, people familiar [...]

J.C. Penney is planning to file for bankruptcy in the next day, people familiar with the matter tell CNBC.  Its advisors are currently working on a bankruptcy [...] Read full article: J.C. Penney is planning to file for bank...→

Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace falls sharply in California

Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace falls sharply in California

The number of first-time unemployment claims filed in California during the week of May 9 was down 32 percent from the prior week. Read full article: Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace fa...→

Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try To File For Unemployment In Illinois

Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try To File For Unemployment In Illinois

It’s hard enough navigating the state’s unemployment process, but losing your job in the pandemic can be especially tough if you’re one of the most vulnerable [...] Read full article: Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try...→

The Illinois House will convene in Springfield for three days next week to take [...]

The Illinois House will convene in Springfield for three days next week to take up a spring-session workload long delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. A letter [...] Read full article: The Illinois House will convene in Sprin...→

More people now using side hustles to earn extra income amid COVID-19 crisis

More people now using side hustles to earn extra income amid COVID-19 crisis

With tens of millions of Americans unemployed, experts say having a supplemental income is becoming more important in this uncertain economy. Read full article: More people now using side hustles to ea...→

Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive 'waiting week' for unemployment benefits

Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive 'waiting week' for unemployment benefits

In a letter for the Department of Economic Opportunity, State Senator Janet Cruz writes she wants the waiting week to be waived for anyone who filed before Mar [...] Read full article: Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive ...→

Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 billion in farm goods this week - amNewYork

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as Read full article: Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 b...→

Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptcy as Soon as Next Week

Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptcy as Soon as Next Week

J.C. Penney is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as next week with plans to permanently close about a quarter of its roughly 850 stores, beco [...] Read full article: Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptc...→

Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment Claims in First 4 Months of 2020

Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment Claims in First 4 Months of 2020

Historic numbers of unemployment claims filed in Illinois since March has led to a historic amount of benefits being paid out over the first four months of the [...] Read full article: Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment C...→

Ventura County clarifies claims it would force people from homes into isolated coronavirus centers

Ventura County clarifies claims it would force people from homes into isolated coronavirus centers

Ventura County officials were forced to apologize Wednesday, clarifying that those who could not isolate or quarantine themselves would never be forcibly remov [...] Read full article: Ventura County clarifies claims it would...→

Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois

Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois

Another 3.2 million Americans filed for unemployment during the week ending May 2, including more than 74,476 Illinoisans. Read full article: Another 74,000 file first-time unemploym...→

Three million more Americans file for unemployment as productivity tanks with economy - amNewYork

BY LUCIA MUTIKANI Millions more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, suggesting layoffs broadened from consumer-facing industries to other Read full article: Three million more Americans file for un...→

Jobless claims in Florida dropped more than half last week

Jobless claims in Florida dropped more than half last week

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Initial jobless claims in Florida dropped by more than half last week compared to the prior week, according to figures released... Read full article: Jobless claims in Florida dropped more t...→

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

A quarter of Massachusetts workers have lost their jobs as the business shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have spurred the worse economic catastrop [...] Read full article: 1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemploymen...→

Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File For Unemployment In Massachusetts

Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File For Unemployment In Massachusetts

An unprecedented one-fifth of the nation's labor force has sought jobless benefits in recent weeks. Read full article: Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File...→

Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 27, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 27, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 74,476 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of April 27 in Illinois. Read full article: Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Cla...→

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

About 584,000 people in the state are currently receiving unemployment benefits as the coronavirus takes its toll on the economy. Read full article: Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Un...→

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing a 9-week total to 38 million

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing a 9-week total to 38 million

According to new figures released Thursday by the Department of Labor, 2.4 million people filed initial claims for unemployment for the week ending May 16, bri [...] Read full article: 2.4 million Americans filed for unemploy...→

State pays out more than $2B in unemployment claims, frustration continues for Floridians left in the dark

State pays out more than $2B in unemployment claims, frustration continues for Floridians left in the dark

While DEO said it has paid off more than $2 billion in unemployment claims, some Floridians say there are still those who haven't seen any money and haven't go [...] Read full article: State pays out more than $2B in unemploy...→

Coronavirus: California’s unemployment claims fall sharply in a week

Coronavirus: California’s unemployment claims fall sharply in a week

By some measures, about 23% of California’s workers have lost their jobs since business shutdowns began in mid-March. Read full article: Coronavirus: California’s unemployment c...→

3 million more unemployment claims in US as crisis total tops 36 million

3 million more unemployment claims in US as crisis total tops 36 million

More than 2.9 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis put more than 36 million people out of work in two months [...] Read full article: 3 million more unemployment claims in US...→

Maryland labor secretary says more than 25% of unemployment claims still pending

Maryland’s labor secretary said she takes responsibility for the department’s failure in the implementation of a program that was supposed to make filing unemp [...] Read full article: Maryland labor secretary says more than ...→

LGBTQ people face higher unemployment amid pandemic, survey finds

LGBTQ people face higher unemployment amid pandemic, survey finds

Seventeen percent of LGBTQ people polled lost their jobs because of COVID-19, compared to 13 percent of the general population, a survey found. Read full article: LGBTQ people face higher unemployment am...→

Time limit extended for sex abuse victims to file claims under New York Child Victims Act - amNewYork

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Governor Andrew Cuomo to extend the deadline for filing new childhood sexual abuse claims under New York's Child Read full article: Time limit extended for sex abuse victim...→

Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths, 1 million unemployment claims processed

Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths, 1 million unemployment claims processed

Illinois passed a grim milestone in its ongoing battle against the spread of the coronavirus with health officials announcing more than 3,000 residents have no [...] Read full article: Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths...→

Over 1 million file for unemployment in NJ, almost a third waiting for payment

Over 1 million file for unemployment in NJ, almost a third waiting for payment

New Jersey's Department of Labor has now received 1,018,785 applications for unemployment benefits in the seven weeks since coronavirus pandemic began. Read full article: Over 1 million file for unemployment in ...→

Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People Stay Home Amid Pandemic

Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People Stay Home Amid Pandemic

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. scored a 33% jump in annual profit, as people stuck at home turn to playing games. Read full article: Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People ...→

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

NOTE: Watch the governor’s daily briefing live in the player above beginning at 2:30 p.m. or stream it here. As Illinois prepares to begin slowly reopening, le [...] Read full article: Pritzker Expected to Address Unemploymen...→

69K File For Unemployment In Michigan

69K File For Unemployment In Michigan

Nearly 69,000 people in Michigan filed initial claims for unemployment last week, bringing the state's seven-week total in the coronavirus pandemic to more tha [...] Read full article: 69K File For Unemployment In Michigan...→

Homeless people going off the rails amid MTA’s subway cleanings

Homeless people going off the rails amid MTA’s subway cleanings

As the subway system closed down for a scrub-down from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. some homeless wandered off into the night, but others stuck around, seemingly lost. Read full article: Homeless people going off the rails amid...→

Maryland unemployment claims jump, claims fall in DC, Virginia | WTOP

As first-time unemployment claims declined nationally and in D.C. and Virginia last week, initial claims in Maryland spiked. Nationally, another 3.169 million [...] Read full article: Maryland unemployment claims jump, claim...→

20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobless claims as millions struggle to access benefits

20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobless claims as millions struggle to access benefits

The Department of Labor released new figures showing another 3.1 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week. Read full article: 20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobl...→

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, labor department says

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, labor department says

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor. Read full article: More than 1 million people have filed fo...→

IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims Processed In A Week But No Numbers On How Many Approved

An IDES spokesperson says they have processed about 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims in a week, but they do not know how many have been approved [...] Read full article: IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment A...→

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

About 584,000 people in the state are currently receiving unemployment benefits as the coronavirus takes its toll on the economy. Read full article: Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Un...→

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing a 9-week total to 38 million

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing a 9-week total to 38 million

According to new figures released Thursday by the Department of Labor, 2.4 million people filed initial claims for unemployment for the week ending May 16, bri [...] Read full article: 2.4 million Americans filed for unemploy...→

Millions more people likely sought US unemployment benefits

The government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the layoffs that have left tens of millions of people unemployed but that have begun to slow as sta [...] Read full article: Millions more people likely sought US un...→

State pays out more than $2B in unemployment claims, frustration continues for Floridians left in the dark

State pays out more than $2B in unemployment claims, frustration continues for Floridians left in the dark

While DEO said it has paid off more than $2 billion in unemployment claims, some Floridians say there are still those who haven't seen any money and haven't go [...] Read full article: State pays out more than $2B in unemploy...→

Michigan courts expand virtual capabilities for people amid coronavirus pandemic

Michigan courts expand virtual capabilities for people amid coronavirus pandemic

The Michigan Supreme Court unveiled expanded capabilities for people to access virtual courtrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Michigan courts expand virtual capabilit...→

J.C. Penney is planning to file for bankruptcy in the next day, people familiar [...]

J.C. Penney is planning to file for bankruptcy in the next day, people familiar with the matter tell CNBC.  Its advisors are currently working on a bankruptcy [...] Read full article: J.C. Penney is planning to file for bank...→

Coronavirus: California’s unemployment claims fall sharply in a week

Coronavirus: California’s unemployment claims fall sharply in a week

By some measures, about 23% of California’s workers have lost their jobs since business shutdowns began in mid-March. Read full article: Coronavirus: California’s unemployment c...→

Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace falls sharply in California

Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace falls sharply in California

The number of first-time unemployment claims filed in California during the week of May 9 was down 32 percent from the prior week. Read full article: Coronavirus: Unemployment claims pace fa...→

3 million more unemployment claims in US as crisis total tops 36 million

3 million more unemployment claims in US as crisis total tops 36 million

More than 2.9 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis put more than 36 million people out of work in two months [...] Read full article: 3 million more unemployment claims in US...→

Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try To File For Unemployment In Illinois

Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try To File For Unemployment In Illinois

It’s hard enough navigating the state’s unemployment process, but losing your job in the pandemic can be especially tough if you’re one of the most vulnerable [...] Read full article: Some Senior Workers Struggle As They Try...→

Maryland labor secretary says more than 25% of unemployment claims still pending

Maryland’s labor secretary said she takes responsibility for the department’s failure in the implementation of a program that was supposed to make filing unemp [...] Read full article: Maryland labor secretary says more than ...→

The Illinois House will convene in Springfield for three days next week to take [...]

The Illinois House will convene in Springfield for three days next week to take up a spring-session workload long delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. A letter [...] Read full article: The Illinois House will convene in Sprin...→

More people now using side hustles to earn extra income amid COVID-19 crisis

More people now using side hustles to earn extra income amid COVID-19 crisis

With tens of millions of Americans unemployed, experts say having a supplemental income is becoming more important in this uncertain economy. Read full article: More people now using side hustles to ea...→

LGBTQ people face higher unemployment amid pandemic, survey finds

LGBTQ people face higher unemployment amid pandemic, survey finds

Seventeen percent of LGBTQ people polled lost their jobs because of COVID-19, compared to 13 percent of the general population, a survey found. Read full article: LGBTQ people face higher unemployment am...→

Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive 'waiting week' for unemployment benefits

Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive 'waiting week' for unemployment benefits

In a letter for the Department of Economic Opportunity, State Senator Janet Cruz writes she wants the waiting week to be waived for anyone who filed before Mar [...] Read full article: Florida lawmaker pushing state to waive ...→

Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 billion in farm goods this week - amNewYork

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as Read full article: Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 b...→

Time limit extended for sex abuse victims to file claims under New York Child Victims Act - amNewYork

The coronavirus pandemic has forced Governor Andrew Cuomo to extend the deadline for filing new childhood sexual abuse claims under New York's Child Read full article: Time limit extended for sex abuse victim...→

Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptcy as Soon as Next Week

Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptcy as Soon as Next Week

J.C. Penney is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as next week with plans to permanently close about a quarter of its roughly 850 stores, beco [...] Read full article: Sources: JC Penney to File for Bankruptc...→

Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths, 1 million unemployment claims processed

Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths, 1 million unemployment claims processed

Illinois passed a grim milestone in its ongoing battle against the spread of the coronavirus with health officials announcing more than 3,000 residents have no [...] Read full article: Illinois surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths...→

Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment Claims in First 4 Months of 2020

Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment Claims in First 4 Months of 2020

Historic numbers of unemployment claims filed in Illinois since March has led to a historic amount of benefits being paid out over the first four months of the [...] Read full article: Illinois Paid Over $2B in Unemployment C...→

Over 1 million file for unemployment in NJ, almost a third waiting for payment

Over 1 million file for unemployment in NJ, almost a third waiting for payment

New Jersey's Department of Labor has now received 1,018,785 applications for unemployment benefits in the seven weeks since coronavirus pandemic began. Read full article: Over 1 million file for unemployment in ...→

Ventura County clarifies claims it would force people from homes into isolated coronavirus centers

Ventura County clarifies claims it would force people from homes into isolated coronavirus centers

Ventura County officials were forced to apologize Wednesday, clarifying that those who could not isolate or quarantine themselves would never be forcibly remov [...] Read full article: Ventura County clarifies claims it would...→

Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People Stay Home Amid Pandemic

Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People Stay Home Amid Pandemic

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. scored a 33% jump in annual profit, as people stuck at home turn to playing games. Read full article: Nintendo Profit Jumps 33% as People ...→

Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois

Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois

Another 3.2 million Americans filed for unemployment during the week ending May 2, including more than 74,476 Illinoisans. Read full article: Another 74,000 file first-time unemploym...→

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

NOTE: Watch the governor’s daily briefing live in the player above beginning at 2:30 p.m. or stream it here. As Illinois prepares to begin slowly reopening, le [...] Read full article: Pritzker Expected to Address Unemploymen...→

Three million more Americans file for unemployment as productivity tanks with economy - amNewYork

BY LUCIA MUTIKANI Millions more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, suggesting layoffs broadened from consumer-facing industries to other Read full article: Three million more Americans file for un...→

69K File For Unemployment In Michigan

69K File For Unemployment In Michigan

Nearly 69,000 people in Michigan filed initial claims for unemployment last week, bringing the state's seven-week total in the coronavirus pandemic to more tha [...] Read full article: 69K File For Unemployment In Michigan...→

Jobless claims in Florida dropped more than half last week

Jobless claims in Florida dropped more than half last week

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Initial jobless claims in Florida dropped by more than half last week compared to the prior week, according to figures released... Read full article: Jobless claims in Florida dropped more t...→

Homeless people going off the rails amid MTA’s subway cleanings

Homeless people going off the rails amid MTA’s subway cleanings

As the subway system closed down for a scrub-down from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. some homeless wandered off into the night, but others stuck around, seemingly lost. Read full article: Homeless people going off the rails amid...→

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemployment amid coronavirus pandemic

A quarter of Massachusetts workers have lost their jobs as the business shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have spurred the worse economic catastrop [...] Read full article: 1 in 4 Massachusetts workers unemploymen...→

Maryland unemployment claims jump, claims fall in DC, Virginia | WTOP

As first-time unemployment claims declined nationally and in D.C. and Virginia last week, initial claims in Maryland spiked. Nationally, another 3.169 million [...] Read full article: Maryland unemployment claims jump, claim...→

20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobless claims as millions struggle to access benefits

20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobless claims as millions struggle to access benefits

The Department of Labor released new figures showing another 3.1 million Americans filed initial jobless claims last week. Read full article: 20 percent of U.S. labor force file jobl...→

Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File For Unemployment In Massachusetts

Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File For Unemployment In Massachusetts

An unprecedented one-fifth of the nation's labor force has sought jobless benefits in recent weeks. Read full article: Coronavirus Job Losses: 55,000 More File...→

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, labor department says

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, labor department says

More than 1 million people have filed for unemployment in Michigan, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor. Read full article: More than 1 million people have filed fo...→

Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 27, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 27, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 74,476 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of April 27 in Illinois. Read full article: Over 74,000 People File Unemployment Cla...→