'Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,' Says Economic Policy Institute EconomistUnemployment's sizable decline in July still reflects a slowing economic recovery in the face of the unchecked coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Hiring Slowed In July As Coronavirus Spread Across CountryEmployers added 1.8 million jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, meaning only about 40% of the country's jobs lost during the March and April shutdowns have been regained.
Tropical Storm Isaias: Long Island Lawmakers Furious Over Breakdown In PSEG's Power Outage Reporting SystemTogether, Nassau and Suffolk counties had more than 300,000 outages late Wednesday morning.
Tropical Storm Isaias: Mass Transit Nightmare Hits Tri-State Area After Storm Causes Service SuspensionsThere were a lot of frustrated commuters in the city on Tuesday night.
Facebook Signs Lease To Farley Post Office Building In MidtownFacebook has secured a mega Midtown lease even as more people continue to work from home during the pandemic.
Coronavirus Impact: Survey Of 500 New York City Restaurants Reveals 83% Could Not Pay Full Rent In JulyMelba's in Harlem looked busy on Monday, and it was. But owner Melba Wilson said looks can be deceiving when it comes to profits right now.
New Study: 1 In 5 Users Taking Breaks From Social Media Due To Negativity And DivisivenessIs your anxiety level up these days? Have you been spending much more time on social media? Believe it or not, experts say those two things are very connected.
Republicans, Democrats 'Attempting To Create Negotiations' For New Round Of Federal Stimulus ChecksMonday is the last day many unemployed Americans are receiving hundreds of extra dollars from the federal government. Negotiations to extend it continue on Capitol Hill.
New Jersey Gym Again Defies COVID Closure Order, Reopens Days After Owners Were Arrested On Contempt ChargesThe gym opened its doors in May, starting a legal battle over whether Murphy’s order for non-essential businesses to remain closed was constitutional.
Owners Of Iconic Gem Spa, Sylvia's Speak Out About Coronavirus Shutdown Struggles: 'Everything Impacts Us'More than 100,000 small businesses in the U.S. closed by April because of COVID-19, laying off thousands of employees.
'We Know This Is A Recession, But We Don't Want This To Go Into Depression Territory,' Says Economics ProfessorWith the first round of economic stimulus running out, millions of Americans are about to take a massive hit to their household budget.
Small Business Owners In NYC Plead With Officials For Help To Stay AfloatSmall business owners are threatened with extinction, pleading with Gov. Andrew Cuomo to do something, find a solution.
United States Economy Shrinks By Record 32.9 Percent In Second QuarterThe United States economy endured its worst quarter in recorded history this past spring, brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
'If We Don't Help This Industry, The Future Of This Country Is Very Bleak': Caterers, Independent Restaurant Owners Seek Stimulus Money From LawmakersThe industry argues federal help will have a trickle-down effect, saving 11 million jobs and related main street businesses.
Liquor Licenses Suspended At 12 Queens Bars After Complaints, Pandemic-Related ViolationsGov. Andrew Cuomo says the state's task force conducted hundreds of compliance checks over the weekend and on Monday.