COVID Impact: U.S. Added 900,000-Plus Jobs In March, The Third Straight Month Of GrowthIt's back to business for Bar Dough in Hell's Kitchen, where 50% of its employees are now back to work after COVID-19 restrictions forced the restaurant to shut down in January for two months.
Suez Canal Blockage To Have 'Relatively Insignificant' Impact On Local Consumers Compared To COVID, Port Authority Official SaysIt's one of the busiest trade routes in the world, with ships carrying everything from crude oil, clothing, furniture, car parts and toilet paper.
COVID 1 Year: Unemployment Forced Many In Our Area To Reinvent Themselves, And Gain Perspective Along The WayThe pandemic-fueled economic crisis has forced many people to face tough new realities. Some industries have barely survived, but others have found a way to thrive.
Experts: When Tipping This Holiday Season, 'It's The Thought That Counts' May Matter More Than Ever BeforeIt's a holiday unlike any other. Millions of Americans struggling financially are worrying about their inability to give traditional tips to deserving service workers that they depend on.
Biden Introduces Economic Team, Tells Americans 'Help Is On The Way'The team is poised to take the helm of the federal government as the nation grapples with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
Latest U.S. Jobs Report Shows Fewer Unemployed, Though Upper Manhattan Food Pantry Says Lines As Long As EverVolunteers were giving away boxes of groceries to 500 families in Washington Heights. Many people waiting told CBS2 the food will help them stretch their unemployment checks.
New Jersey Business Owner Discusses Decision To Close For Good, Workers Prepare For UnemploymentAnalysts said the country's latest jobs report was better than expected, but still cause for concern.
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.
New Yorkers At Risk Of Losing Unemployment Benefits Find Alternatives To Make Ends MeetA number of struggling New Yorkers are adjusting to changing financial realities with rising unemployment and a worsening economy
New York State, City Offering Unemployment Help As Federal Benefits Set To ExpireDe Blasio spoke about the $600 weekly unemployment benefit that is set to expire Friday, and criticized the Senate majority for blocking a stimulus bill that he believes is desperately needed.
U.S. Economy Suffers Biggest Quarterly Decline On RecordThe U.S. economy shrank at a record-breaking 32.9% rate in the second quarter of this year as Americans sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
White House, Senate Republicans Inch Closer To Coronavirus Relief ProposalTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Thursday that the White House and Senate Republicans have reached a "fundamental agreement" on their opening offer, CBS News reports.
Unemployment Claims On The Rise For 1st Time In MonthsThe number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose for the first time since the pandemic hit in March.
Commissioner Of NYC Small Business Services Department Encourages Owners To Reach Out If They're StrugglingEven with small businesses reopening in New York, some fear that they won't be able to stay open.
Indoor Shopping Malls Reopen To Customers In Phase 4 Regions Of New YorkMalls will have limited capacity to prevent crowding and shoppers must wear face coverings.