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 …
“I called the hotline several hundred times. Each time I called I got a message about ‘being busy at this time,’” a Pierce County man I’ll call Ken told me. Ken lost his job as a mechanic and needed to file an unemployment insurance …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that claims for jobless aid …
It's hard enough to lose a job. But for a growing proportion of U.S. workers, the troubles really set in when they apply for unemployment benefits. More than a quarter of people applying for such claims have their rights to the benefit …
It took a month before the state Employment Development Department said it got a handle on about 124,000 backlogged unemployment benefits claim after a computer upgrade inadvertently halted payments. Now another problem: …
O'Connor said the state normally receives 2,500 to 3,500 claims a year from individuals who have left the federal payroll. In most cases, workers signing up for unemployment benefits are required to enroll in work-search programs and to …
WASHINGTON - The tally of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly for the fifth straight week, a hopeful sign that the job market is slowly improving. Still, claims remain above the levels that most analysts …
Unemployment in South Dakota has leveled off, but significantly more people are still receiving benefits than before the recession started. State figures show 4,885 people receiving unemployment checks the last week of May, compared …
US claims for unemployment insurance rose slightly last week but continued to point to a slowly improving job market, government data released Thursday showed. Initial jobless claims increased to 308,000 for the week ending September …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in 44 years, another sign that most workers enjoy job security. The Labor Department says claims for jobless aid …