About 374,000 people filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week, the largest one-week rise since November 2012. First-time claims for unemployment benefits suddenly jumped last week, marking the biggest one …
by Joseph Lawler | Oct 12, 2017, 8:31 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Forecasters had expected jobless claims to drop to 252,000. Low jobless claims are a good sign. They …
And we are about 4 million jobs shy of where we should be, given the historical relationship between unemployment benefits and the number of unemployed people -- as you can see in the chart below. The blue line is the level of jobless …
Washington (CNN) - The number of furloughed federal government workers applying for unemployment assistance is continuing to rise as the partial government shutdown continues into its third week. States with large numbers of federal …
Like hundreds of former GE Transportation employees, Roy Ramey walked away with a special benefit. Because the government determined his job was lost to foreign trade, he's eligible for tuition reimbursement and an extension of his …
American unemployment benefits claims remain at a 17-year record low, according to new data released on Thursday from by the U.S. Department of Labor. American workers filed 245,000 claims for state unemployment benefits during …
When Mary White opened her unemployment insurance statement in August and saw that her account had been docked for a claim from an employee who had quit more than a year before, she was baffled. Ms. White, 51, the founder of …
JOBSEEKER'S Allowance is benefit to help tide people over while they search for …
As an awning company worker, Gene Hoffman knew the drill when fall gave way to winter. First, the season change meant he'd be laid off. Then he'd call the state Department of Labor & Industry to refile an unemployment claim and wait for …
Raleigh, N.C. — The number of unemployed North Carolina workers who waited longer than three weeks for their initial benefit check increased after a new unemployment insurance law took effect last summer. Leaders with the North …