Unemployment

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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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin during their meeting via teleconference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Moscow mayor announced easing lockdown restrictions in the city starting from June 1, сiting the slowing of the coronavirus outbreak in Russia's capital. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 27, 2020 - 12:16 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: — Virus expands grip in many areas, US nears 100,000...
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In this March 18, 2020 photo, Construction continues at a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa., The housing market has stalled, but homebuilder stocks are up sharply amid signs that sales are starting to improve. Still, the outlook for a housing market recovery remains cloudy, given uncertainty over the pandemic's impact. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 21, 2020 - 4:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. economy and housing market had set homebuilders up for a strong 2020. That was before the efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic knocked the economy into a skid, dimmed consumer confidence and left a record number of Americans unemployed. The housing...
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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 - 11:34 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)
AP News
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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Tarrah Gibbons
May 11, 2020 - 4:31 pm
The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on jobs across the country. Many across the United States may be wondering when the country’s job market will recover.
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RADIO.COM Staff
May 10, 2020 - 8:59 am
With unemployment the worst since it’s been since the Great Depression, many who lost their jobs are relying on unemployment insurance, but understandably, state’s are struggling to keep up. What happens when their trust funds run out? Find out.
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