US unemployment

Record 1.3 million apply for unemployment benefits amid corona resurgence

Featured - July 09, 2020

A July 9 report from the Labor Department shows that the number of applications for unemployment has now topped 1 million for 16 straight weeks. Before the pandemic, the ...

US Jobless Claims Fall; Single Mothers and Minorities Face Lower Barriers in Jobs Market

Featured - July 11, 2019

US Jobless claims dropped to 209,000 in the week ended July 6, which included the July 4 holiday, according to Labor Department data released Thursday. The closely watch...