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.
Mid-Hudson Region Enters Phase 4 Reopening, But Gyms, Malls And Movie Theaters Still Left Off ListPhase 4 was supposed to include movie theaters, malls and gyms, but that isn’t the case.
New Jersey Reopens Casinos, Amusement Parks And More In Time For July 4th WeekendBusinesses must operate at only 25% capacity with proper safety measures in place, and face coverings are required.
New York City Delays Indoor Dining As Coronavirus Cases Climb Across CountryEarlier this week, the mayor and governor said they were considering pumping the brakes on indoor dining.
New York City On Track For Indoor Dining, Outdoor Recreation As Early As July 6, Mayor SaysPhase 3 includes restaurants with indoor dining at 50% capacity, plus more personal care services, like spas, nail salons, tattoo parlors and more.
New Jersey Swimming Pools, Salons And Barbershops Reopen With RestrictionsCBS2's Nick Caloway reports plenty of people were smiling behind their face coverings as they went to get the hair and nails done for the first time in months.