Unemployment

Johnny Lopez
June 03, 2020 - 6:59 am
With more than 40 million Americans currently out of work, many have yet to receive any unemployment benefits. $67 billion has yet to be paid out via overloaded and antiquated government systems.
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A woman walks past a boarded up business, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in East Cleveland, Ohio. The state says about 1.3 million Ohioans have filed unemployment claims in the past 10 weeks as Ohio's stay-at-home order depressed the economy and led to widespread layoffs. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says about 42,000 people filed claims for the week ending May 23. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 28, 2020 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, stoking fears Thursday that the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the U.S. economy. Despite a few glimmers...
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Kristie Keleshian
May 28, 2020 - 8:12 pm
With unemployment rates skyrocketing, some say they’re making more staying at home than at their original jobs.
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Unemployment Rates in WNY Highest in all of New York… The region had a 19.2% unemployment rate in April
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Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 8:47 am
Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing jobs in the face of a deep recession even as more businesses reopen and rehire some laid-off employees.
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A foreign reporter who was selected to cover the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) walks by medical workers after receiving a coronavirus test, at a hotel in Beijing, Thursday, May 21, 2020. This year's version of China's biggest political meeting of the year will be unlike any other. Delayed from March because of the then-spiraling coronavirus outbreak, the decision to go ahead with the gathering signals a partial return to normalcy in the country where the pandemic first broke out. "Partial" being the operative word: The congress will be far from normal. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 20, 2020 - 11:08 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan approves lifting state of emergency in three...
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 19, 2020 - 6:59 am
The coronavirus pandemic continues to keep millions of Americans unemployed. As many people continue to be jobless, experts are sharing advice on how you can help them.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 17, 2020 - 11:58 am
If you recently received unemployment benefits, a group of international fraudsters has been allegedly attacking United States unemployment systems.
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A woman looks at signs at a store closed due to COVID-19 in Niles, Ill., Wednesday, May 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Associated Press
May 14, 2020 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak forced more companies to slash jobs even though most states have begun to let some businesses reopen. Roughly 36 million people have now sought jobless aid in just the two...
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 13, 2020 - 1:51 pm
As more employees have to return to work during the pandemic, many are wondering if they are required to risk their safety, and how their choice impacts their unemployment eligibility.
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