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Older workers face higher unemployment than younger for first time in 50 years: study

Older workers are facing higher unemployment rates than younger individuals for the first time in half a century, according to a new study released Tuesday…

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U.S. layoffs remain elevated as 898,000 seek jobless aid

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 898,000, a historically high number and evidence that layoffs remain a hindrance to the…

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Exclusive: America’s true unemployment rate

A person who is looking for a full-time job that pays a living wage — but who can’t find one — is unemployed. If you…

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Half of states run out of funds for Trump’s $300 unemployment expansion

Half of all states have depleted their funding for the extra $300 in weekly unemployment benefits that President Trump ordered after failing to strike a…

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Trump’s extra $300 jobless benefit already running dry in some states

The extra $300 federal boost to unemployment benefits created under an executive action signed by President Donald Trump is already running out for some states,…

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Only five states making use of Trump’s expanded unemployment benefits: reports

The $300 in additional unemployment benefits President Trump approved in an executive order earlier this month are currently only being paid out by five states,…

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Unemployment claims fell slightly to 1 million last week

New unemployment applications dropped slightly to 1 million last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The labor market has now weathered more than five consecutive…

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Nearly 40 percent who lost their job in pandemic say they don’t have a month’s worth of savings: survey

Around 38 percent of people who lost a job or had their income reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic cannot last more than a month off…

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New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fell last week to 963,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday, the first time in months the figure has been less than 1…

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Unemployment Diary: Families struggle to survive after additional benefits expire

“It’s like your life before the pandemic turns upside down,” said one furloughed worker. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/unemployment-diary-families-struggle-survive-after-additional-benefits-expire-n1235714 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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'My brain is exploding': Women reveal stress of losing jobs during coronavirus as studies show they're more likely to be laid off

‘I was laid off on the anniversary of my best friend’s death. I literally got the message at his memorial so it was a double…

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California officials eye $600 state unemployment benefit

California officials are considering instituting an up to $600 weekly state unemployment benefit if Congress does not extend its pandemic benefit that expires this month.State…

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A gap in federal unemployment benefits is now unavoidable. Here’s why.

Tens of millions of laid-off American workers will go weeks without federal jobless aid — because Congress hasn’t renewed the benefits in time for overwhelmed…

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‘Oil on the inequality fire’: How slashing jobless aid could widen the wealth gap

How Congress decides to help the tens of millions of unemployed workers during the pandemic could determine whether the stark gap between America’s rich and…

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US employment claims increase for first time since pandemic began

Claims have topped one million for 18 consecutive weeks, as Congress argues over extending extra aid Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-employment-claims-coronavirus-economy-a9634561.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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NPR ratings plummet as commuters work from home

Listenership for almost all of NPR’s radio shows dropped considerably in major markets in recent months as commuters worked from home due to the coronavirus…

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More than 32 million Americans are receiving unemployment benefits

More than 32 million Americans are receiving some form of unemployment benefits, according to data released by the Labor Department on Thursday. Why it matters:…

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Pelosi signals flexibility on size of renewed unemployment payments

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday signaled a willingness to compromise with Republicans on the size of renewed expanded unemployment benefits, which are currently set…

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Why is crime spiking in NYC? ‘People can’t pay their rent’ and need to shoplift to feed their children, says AOC 

Comments from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on her theory about crime spiking in New York City have gone viral and are being slammed relentlessly, as the congresswoman…

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More than one million young people could be jobless by 2021, think tank warns

Youth unemployment could more than double by January, report finds Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/unemployment-young-people-jobs-2021-a9600091.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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1.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

Another 1.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, the Department of Labor announced Thursday. Why it matters: New applications for unemployment remain historically high,…

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