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The extra $600 Americans get in weekly unemployment benefits ends next month — how lawmakers are proposing to replace it

Extending the extra $600 could create a disincentive to return to work, some lawmakers say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2020

The extra $600 Americans get in weekly unemployment benefits ends next month — here’s what lawmakers are proposing to replace it

Extending the extra $600 could create a disincentive to return to work, some lawmakers say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 10th, 2020

The extra $600 in weekly unemployment benefits ends the week of July 31, but there are proposals to replace it with a return-to-work bonus

OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images The extra $600 a week in unemploy.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2020

The extra $600 Americans receive in unemployment benefits ends this month — here’s what else is on the table

The Trump administration and leading Republicans say extending these benefits would be akin to paying Americans not to work......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2020

NewsWatch: The extra $600 Americans receive in weekly unemployment benefits ends in July — how that could cost the U.S. more jobs

For every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, there’s a multiplier effect leading to a 1.64 increase in GDP, research shows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2020

The extra $600 Americans receive in weekly unemployment benefits ends in July — how that could cost the U.S. more jobs

For every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, there’s a multiplier effect leading to a 1.64 increase in GDP, research shows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Ending the extra $600 a month Americans are getting in unemployment benefits could cost the U.S. more jobs, some economists say

For every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, there’s a multiplier effect leading to a 1.64 increase in GDP, research shows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims top 5.2 million

A record 22 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits over the past month, with millions more filing claims last week, underscoring the deepening economic slump caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak. Yahaira Jacquez reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

Dollar at one-week high as investors seek safety after jobless data

The dollar hit a one-week high on Thursday as investors fled to safe-haven assets following the release of weekly U.S. jobless data showing a record 22 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits in the last month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims highlight economic carnage from coronavirus

A record 22 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits over the past month, with millions more filing claims last week, underscoring the deepening economic slump caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims top 5.2 million, bringing virus-related total to 22 million

Another 5.2 million more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, lifting total filings for claims over the past month above an astounding 20 million, which would underscore the deepening economic slump caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims top 5.2 million in latest week

Another 5.2 million more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, lifting total filings for claims over the past month above an astounding 20 million, which would underscore the deepening economic slump caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims seen underscoring deepening economic slump

Millions more Americans likely sought unemployment benefits last week, lifting total filings for claims over the past month above an astounding 20 million, which would underscore the deepening economic slump caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims hit nine-month low; productivity rebounds

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a nine-month low last week, suggesting a tightening labor market would continue to keep the longest economic expansion in history on track despite weak business investment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged at five-month high

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unexpectedly unchanged at a five-month high last week, suggesting some softening in the labor market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2019

Key Words: Ending extra $600 in unemployment benefits will impact 20 million Americans, says government agency

Keeping the supplemental $600 in place through the middle of next year would provide employment to 5.1 million workers, according to an estimate by the Economic Policy Institute......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

Food banks are anticipating a second wave of demand when the extra $600 in unemployment benefits expires next month

Food banks nationwide were stretched to their limits in April. Now they’re bracing for an even bigger surge in August......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

Key Words: Ending extra $600 in unemployment benefits will impact 20 million Americans and cut spending by $842 billion, says government agency

Keeping the supplemental $600 in place through the middle of next year would provide employment to 5.1 million workers, according to an estimate by the Economic Policy Institute......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2020

The federal $600 unemployment benefit ends July 31. What"s next?

For some Americans, the extra federal unemployment benefit has been a lifeline......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 17th, 2020

The weekly $600 unemployment bonus that millions of Americans are relying on will end on July 31 unless Congress can agree on a plan to extend the payments

Reuters Congress approved a $600 unemployment bonus on top of state payments as part of its coronavirus relief efforts in March.  Those weekly payments are set to expire on July 31, and there's no consensus from lawmakers about extending them. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 10th, 2020

U.S. new weekly jobless claims drop below 2 million

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped below 2 million last week for the first time since mid-March, but remains astonishingly high as companies adjust to an environment that has been significantly changed by COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 4th, 2020