Coronavirus and the election, new jobs numbers, the president’s taxes, and more.
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The House speaker said it could undercut negotiations on other Democratic funding priorities.
Small business, work from home, how a lumber shortage is increasing the size of one university’s endowment, and more.
Reading Time: 5 minutes At the halfway point, 2020 is shaping up as potentially the worst year for Planet Earth
1.5 additional Americans requested unemployment benefits in the second week of June.
Reading Time: 21 minutes Two million Americans are infected with COVID-19 and 110,000 have died. Thirty-five million Americans are out
The protests may have been triggered by one death, but they are also the latest in a series of skirmishes
Unemployment now sits at 13.3 percent, falling from 14.7 percent in April.
Some 21.8 percent of the U.S. workforce is now unemployed, due to mass business closures imposed to mitigate the spread
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the country lost 20.5 million jobs in April.
On Monday the state began to access its pre-approved $10 billion loan for paying unemployment through the end of July.
The senator’s plan calls for bonuses for front-line workers in healthcare and essential services who earn under $90,000 between May
18 percent of the workforce has filed for unemployment since the start of the pandemic
Due to the pandemic, the total number of jobless Americans has increased by 26.5 million, almost 16 percent of the
A pandemic hasn’t completely suspended the operation of economics in the labor market. Quite the opposite.
An economist with the St. Louis Fed is projecting coronavirus could cost 47 million Americans their jobs.
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U.S. unemployment claims surged by 3.28 million last week, the highest number ever recorded in a single week.