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Five times worse than 1982 record: 3 million plus “nonessential” workers file for unemployment

Unemployment due to “nonessential” workers filing amid the coronavirus pandemic has surpassed 3 mi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 26th, 2020

Nearly 3 million file weekly jobless claims, above estimates

Almost 3 million workers in the U.S. filed for state unemployment benefits last week. That marked the sixth straight weekly decline, But as Fred Katayama reports, claims remain astoundingly high......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 14th, 2020

Why return to work even if unemployment benefits pay more?

Over 33 million workers have filed for unemployment benefits since the middle of March. The unemployment benefits allow the workers to survive in times of... The post Why .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 8th, 2020

Another 124,000 file for unemployment in Missouri and Illinois

Tens of thousands more workers in Missouri and Illinois filed for unemployment for the week ended May 2, as the country added another 3.2 million claims......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

Another 3.8 million US workers file for unemployment; coronavirus has put 30 million out of work

Roughly 30.3 million people have now filed.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 30th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims climb 3.8 million in late April to push coronavirus total to 30 million

Some 3.8 million workers who just lost their jobs applied last week for unemployment benefits, bringing a record number of layoffs during the coronavirus crisis to about 30 million in a month and a half......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

NewsWatch: U.S. jobless claims climb 3.8 million in late April to push coronavirus total to 30 million

Some 3.8 million workers who just lost their jobs applied last week for unemployment benefits, bringing a record number of layoffs during the coronavirus crisis to about 30 million in a month and a half......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

Unemployment claims: 4.4 million more file for jobless aid; 1 in 6 US workers have lost jobs since coronavirus hit

More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as coronavirus job cuts escalated, the federal government said. About 1 in 6 American workers have now.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 24th, 2020

Part-time workers struggle to file for unemployment

Record layoffs amid the coronavirus pandemic have left gig workers, part-time workers and temps confronted with roadblocks to unemployment benefits......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2020

Record 22 million Americans file for unemployment benefits over past month as layoffs continue

More than 5 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week as the U.S. grapples with a historic economic shutdown to cu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2020

Another 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment benefits

Another 6.6M workers file unemployment benefit claims as coronavirus shuts down economy and layoffs mount......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 9th, 2020

JPMorgan expects 7 million Americans will file for unemployment benefits next week — the 3rd record in a row

Spencer Platt/Getty Images JPMorgan estimates that 7 million American.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

Coronavirus update: 1 million global cases, 51,485 deaths and U.S. workers file for benefits in record numbers

The number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 topped 1 million on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims soared to record levels, offering a grim look at how the illness is hurting businesses, individuals and the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus update: 981,221 global cases, 50,230 deaths and U.S. workers file for benefits in record numbers

The number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 edged closer to the 1 million mark on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims soared to record levels, offering a grim look at how the illness is hurting businesses, individuals and the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus update: 965,246 global cases, 49,236 deaths and U.S. workers file for benefits in record numbers

The number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 edged closer to the 1 million mark on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims soared to record levels, offering a grim look at how the illness is hurting businesses, individuals and the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2020

A record 6.6M Americans file for unemployment benefits as coronavirus wreaks havoc on economy

The number of Americans filing jobless claims rose to 6.6 million last week. Some economists expect tens of millions of layoffs in the next couple of .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 2nd, 2020

The companies that are pledging not to lay off workers amid the coronavirus unemployment crisis

A record 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But some companies pledged to hold off on job cuts and are offering workers a financial cushion......»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus update: 962,977 global cases, 49,180 deaths and U.S. workers file for benefits in record numbers

The number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 edged closer to the 1 million mark on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims soared to record levels, offering a grim look at how the illness is hurting businesses, individuals and the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2020

Some companies are pledging not to lay off employees, for now

A record 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But some companies pledged to hold off on job cuts and are offering workers a financial cushion......»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 2nd, 2020

The $2 trillion stimulus deal will help people filing for unemployment benefits — here’s how

A record 3.28 million people filed jobless claims in mid-March. Those workers will get extra money from the federal government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

3.3M filed for unemployment, expert predicts it could be worse than the Great Recession

A record-breaking 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, according to data released Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 27th, 2020