New Jersey Senator Wants Department Of Labor To Assign Claims Handlers To Legislative Offices To Assist ConstituentsThe criticism that the office is unresponsive has been one of the biggest complaints since the pandemic began
COVID Impact: Marriott Hotel Workers Enlist NYC Councilman To Help Get Their Jobs Back After Pandemic EndsSeveral hundred employees who were let go from a popular hotel in Times Square say they deserve their jobs back when the coronavirus pandemic is over.
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.
Women's History Month: Assessing Pandemic's Disproportionate Impact On Women In The WorkforceSome economists are calling the pandemic a "she-cession" due to its disproportional impact on women in the workforce.
Latest US Jobs Report Shows Strongest Hiring Bump In Months As Vaccination Efforts Ramp UpIt's a sign the labor market is recovering one year into the pandemic. But who's hiring?
COVID Unemployment: Many Over Age 50 Having Difficult Time Finding Work In Their FieldThe COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in millions of Americans losing their jobs. Some have even able to re-enter the workforce, but experts say one group is especially struggling to do so.
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.
New Jersey Residents Not Counting On Payments From Possible New Unemployment Extension: 'If I Didn't Get The First One, How Am I Gonna Get The Second One?'The Labor Department in part has blamed a glitch in its computer system for the first extension backlog, but the problems stretch back for months.
COVID Reality: Data Shows Women Bear Disproportionate Impact Of Pandemic UnemploymentWhile data shows a drop in unemployment overall, some woman have stopped looking for work altogether.
Demanding Answers: Fight For Unemployment Checks A Losing Battle For Many In New Jersey; 'I've Been Living Off Credit Cards'The fight for unemployment benefits during the pandemic has been a losing match for months for many in New Jersey.
Nearly 1 Year Into Pandemic Shutdown, Some New Jersey Residents Say They're Still Fighting To Collect UnemploymentThe commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor says 96% of people determined eligible have received benefits of some kind and 70% have received more than $20,000.
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
As COVID Pandemic Wears On, Struggling New Yorkers Consider Leaving Due To High Costs: 'I Have To Give Up'The COVID pandemic has left millions of Americans out of work and looking for a job.
Market Strategist Warns 'Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What's Reflected In Stock Market'In an economy beset by pandemic-induced hardship, why is Wall Street thriving while Main Street is struggling?
Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?Spending from the first round of stimulus propped up the economy. But that money is gone, and a more stimulus is unlikely in the coming weeks.