New York To Simplify Rental Assistance Application, Send Funds By End Of August, Gov. Cuomo SaysNearly $3 billion in emergency funding is available, but landlords and tenants say the money is nearly impossible to get.
Seaside Heights Holds Job Fair For Boardwalk Businesses Facing Summer Labor ShortageThe boardwalk was busy with vacationers, which is great for business, but many shop and restaurant owners are having a hard time keeping up with demand.
Connecticut Offering $1,000 To First 10,000 Unemployed People To Find A JobWith 65,000 positions open statewide, business owners say they need the help.
8 Brooklyn Men Accused Of Filing Fake Unemployment Claims In $2 Million COVID Relief SchemeInvestigators say the suspects posted pictures of themselves on social media posing with cash they got from unemployment.
Authorities Cracking Down On Scammers As New Yorkers In Need Become Victims Of Fraud Amid PandemicRip-offs of all kinds are on the rise in New York. In 2020, complaints to the Federal Trade Commission surged 85%.
Returnships: Corporate Programs Aimed At People Who Have Been Out Of Work Are Presenting Employment OpportunitiesA years-long gap in a résumé is usually a red flag for potential employers signaling someone who's been out of touch and may have rusty skills.
Jersey Shore Business Owners Struggling To Fill Seasonal Jobs Blame $300 Federal Unemployment SupplementBusinesses at the Jersey Shore are struggling to fill thousands of seasonal jobs with summer right around the corner.
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.