Dec. 12--SEBRING-- Unemployment insurance claims in Highlands, Hardee, DeSoto and Okeechobee counties are down 63 percent since the worst month of the Great Recession. In August 2010, 3,085 walked into a workforce region office …
Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker Romney's initial claim came in an interview with TIME Magazine. "I can tell you that over a period of four years, by virtue of the policies that we'd put in place, we'd get the unemployment rate …
Job seekers wait in line to enter a job fair last week in New York City. Job seekers wait in line to enter a job fair last week in New York City. (Victor J. Blue / Bloomberg) Jim Puzzanghera WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims held roughly …
Fewer Alabamians are filing initial unemployment claims than they did in the past two years, and experts say that shows an improving jobs picture. October was the 10th straight month that initial claims for jobless benefits were below the …
Dear Mary, I recently fired an employee and received a notice from EDD that he is claiming unemployment. I don’t know if they are entitled to unemployment or not. What do I do? To be eligible for unemployment benefits, an individual must …
WASHINGTON, May 16— The number of people filing their first claims for unemployment benefits rose a slight 4,000 in the week ended May 4, to 459,000, the Labor Department said today. While the small increase was a sign the job market …
The number of initial unemployment claims in the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties, has increased more percentage-wise in Savannah than in any other part of the state, the …
North Dakota’s unemployment insurance fund has hit a high of $185 million, but there has never been so many workers potentially at risk. The Bakken oil boom has created thousands of good-paying jobs, and with 40 fewer rigs drilling in …
In the week ending June 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 312,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 317,000 to 318,000. The 4 …
New unemployment numbers are due out tomorrow and right now Florida’s unemployment rate is well above the national average at 6.6 percent. The state has already paid a billion dollars in unemployment benefits and the unemployed are …