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Over 18 Million Americans Are Still On Government Jobless Benefits, Despite Broad "Reopenings"

Over 18 Million Americans Are Still On Government Jobless .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 8th, 2021

There Are Still More Than 20 Million Americans Getting Government Jobless Benefits

There Are Still More Than 20 Million Americans Getting Government Jobless Benefits Last week saw the least initial jobless claims since the start of the pandemic, but still at 712k .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMar 11th, 2021

Over 18 Million Americans Are Still On Government Jobless Benefits

Over 18 Million Americans Are Still On Government Jobless Benefits After unexpectedly plunging in the prior week, ini.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 4th, 2021

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000 as Biden inherits faltering economy

The government said that 5.1 million Americans are continuing to receive state jobless benefits, down from 5.2 million in the previous week. That signals that few.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 21st, 2021

Mass layoffs hit the economy. Can the government"s $2-trillion stimulus plan stem the tide?

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to an unprecedented 3.3 million last week. The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to an unprecedented 3.3 million last week......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 26th, 2020

Americans On The Dole Drop To 45 Year Lows

There are 1.636 million Americans currently receiving jobless benefits from the US government - that is t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 25th, 2018

US weekly jobless claims sink to pandemic-era low of 576,000 as hiring accelerates

Continuing claims, which count Americans receiving unemployment benefits, rose to 3.73 million for the week that ended April 3. Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images US jobless claims plunged to 576,000 la.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2021

US weekly jobless claims fall more than forecast to 779,000 as Biden stimulus efforts persist

Continuing claims, which count Americans receiving unemployment benefits, dipped to 4.6 million for the week that ended January 23. Paul Sakuma/AP Images .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 4th, 2021

US weekly jobless claims slide to 847,000 as stimulus debate continues

Continuing claims, which track Americans receiving unemployment benefits, sank to 4.8 million.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 28th, 2021

8 million Americans have fallen into poverty in recent months as government benefits lapse, a new study finds

Economists found that poverty .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 25th, 2021

US weekly jobless claims jump the most since March as America"s labor-market recovery falters

Continuing claims, which track Americans receiving unemployment benefits, climbed to 5.3 million for the week that ended January 2. Marcelo Hernandez/Getty New US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 965,0.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

Jobless benefits for about 14 million Americans expire, as Trump still refuses to sign the pandemic aid package containing $600 stimulus checks

President Donald Trump has refused to sign a $2.3 trillion stimulus package, in par.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 26th, 2020

: The $300 extra in weekly unemployment benefits is a win-win for the economy and jobless Americans, some experts say

Had lawmakers not extended unemployment benefits, some 4.8 million Americans would have fallen into poverty, according to one estimate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2020

: No matter what Congress does, 12 million jobless Americans will temporarily lose unemployment benefits

Some 3 million workers in California were notified that their last unemployment checks will go out Dec. 26......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2020

Nearly 3 million Americans filed jobless claims last week

Many of these workers lost their jobs because of closures and a huge drop in spending and travel during the pandemic. In total, 36.5 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the past eight weeks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 14th, 2020

Economic Report: Almost 37 million Americans have applied for jobless benefits, but it appears less than two-thirds are getting them

We still don’t know how many Americans are getting unemployment benefits after losing their jobs in the coronavirus crisis, but it’s probably fewer than two-thirds of the nearly 37 million who have applied......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2020

3 million Americans filed jobless claims last week, pushing eight-week total to 36.5 million

Roughly 3 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to unleash widespread economic havoc on an already depleted U.S. workforce......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 14th, 2020

3.2 million more Americans seek jobless benefits

Millions more Ameri.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 7th, 2020

3.8 million Americans sought jobless benefits last week

Roughly 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in two months. Economists estimate the national unemployment rate sits between 15 and 20 percent, compared to about 25 percent at the peak of the Great Depression......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2020

Stocks fall as jobless claims top 30 million in six weeks but cap best month since 1987

U.S. stocks fell Thursday as more Americans filed for unemployment benefits, but major averages still posted their best month in decades on hope about curbing the coronavirus.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2020

3.8 million Americans sought jobless benefits last week, extending pandemic’s grip on the national workforce

Roughly 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in two months......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2020