U.S. Job Market Suffers Worst Month In American HistoryA staggering 29 million Americans stopped working in April as the spreading coronavirus shuttered stores, factories and offices, canceled events, and brought transit around the country to a sudden stop.
Nearly 4 Million Americans Filed For Unemployment Last WeekThe Labor Department's latest report says roughly 3.8 million Americans filed for unemployment last week. The figure, comparatively lower than the last five weeks, brings the six-week total to 30 million U.S. workers filing jobless claims.
Coronavirus Update: 1 In 10 Americans Workers Unemployed; New York And New Jersey Scramble To Improve Process To Get BenefitsAn additional 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week alone. The total number of unemployed now representing 10% of the American workforce.
Unemployment Remark Sparks Partisan Fuss In NJDemocratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.
Gillibrand Calls On Lawmakers To Extend Jobless BenefitsGillibrand held a news conference to encourage federal lawmakers to extend long-term unemployment benefits through the end of 2011.
Rise In Unemployment Takes Toll On New Yorkers The nation's unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, a seven-month high, as hiring slowed.
Dolan Stays Out Of Unemployment DebateWith two million Americans losing their unemployment benefits just as the holidays are arriving, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is taking a nuanced position.
Q&A: A Look At Jobless Aid Set To ExpireNearly 2 million Americans will stop getting unemployment checks next month -- unless Congress votes to renew extended jobless benefits by Nov. 30. Here's a guide to unemployed benefits and the looming aid cutoff.
151,000 Jobs Added In October; Rate HoldsEmployers added the most jobs in five months in October, with the education and health care sectors leading the way.
95,000 Jobs Lost; Unemployment Rate SteadyA wave of government layoffs last month outpaced weak hiring in the private sector, pushing down the nation's payrolls by a net total of 95,000 jobs.