Latest News for: Unemployment journal


CARTOON: On the couch

Las Vegas Review-Journal 13 Jun 2021
Experts believe the massive federal unemployment ...

Labor and industry has issued nearly $120 million in unemployment benefits since launch of new ...

Wahpeton Daily News 12 Jun 2021
--Pennsylvania's new unemployment compensation program as seen nearly 225,000 people submit claims since it opened Tuesday ... Individuals who wish to file for benefits through the UC or Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs can do so by calling 888-255-4728, seven days a week, 24 hours a day ... Support Local Journalism.

Around the nation

Decatur Daily 12 Jun 2021
The Wall Street Journal on the 'blunder' of enhanced unemployment benefits. ... Most teenagers don't qualify for unemployment benefits due to short or nonexistent work histories, but they are profiting from the tight labor market that has employers bidding up wages for low-skilled jobs. Teen unemployment is the lowest since 1953.

How gender norms and job loss affect relationship status

Phys Dot Org 11 Jun 2021
In cultures that place a high value on conventional gender norms, particularly those that prize men as the breadwinners in a family, their unemployment plays an outsized role in whether a romantic relationship ultimately succeeds or fails ... They published their findings in the journal American Sociological Review.

Lujan Grisham announces plan to improve Workforce Solutions

Rio Rancho Observer 11 Jun 2021
Michelle Lujan Grisham addresses plans to improve the New Mexico agency that handles unemployment claims. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) ... Solutions better handle a barrage of pandemic-related unemployment benefit claims.

Bad policy hobbles recovery

The Scranton Times-Tribune 11 Jun 2021
University of Chicago economist Peter Ganong told the Wall Street Journal in April that, with the supplement, he estimates “42% of workers are making more than their pre-unemployment wage.” It’s a rational economic decision ... It’s no coincidence that the Democrats’ supplemental unemployment benefits took effect in March.

Workforce agency tries new solution to call snags

Rio Rancho Observer 11 Jun 2021
Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal. While the deluge of calls from unemployment claimants asking about benefits shows no sign of stopping, ...

The Latest: EU advises adding condition to AstraZeneca label

Bennington Banner 11 Jun 2021
Support our journalism ... Lopez has called for the further reopening of the battered economy to address unemployment and hunger ... ATLANTA — Georgians receiving unemployment benefits will once again be required to look for work and will be able to earn less before unemployment payments drop beginning June 27.

Pennsylvania's new unemployment benefits system is now online

Wahpeton Daily News 09 Jun 2021
- The new and hopefully-improved unemployment benefits system is now online and accepting claims. The new unemployment compensation (UC) system replaces a 40-year-old outdated mainframe that made filing for unemployment benefits complicated for users and processing benefits cumbersome for staff ... Support Local Journalism.

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Daily Herald 09 Jun 2021
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad. June 8 The Montreal Gazette on anti-Muslim hatred in Canada. What happened in London, Ont ... ONLINE. https.// ___ June 8 The Wall Street Journal on the '�blunder' of enhanced unemployment benefits ... .

Here's why states like Maine, Utah, and the Dakotas are being hardest hit by the ...

Business Insider 07 Jun 2021
Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The labor shortage is spread across three regions, ZipRecruiter told The Wall Street Journal ... The tightest labor markets are spread across three regions, job search site ZipRecruiter told The Journal ... The Plains has high levels of employment in the agriculture and food processing industries, The Journal reported.

As backlog of unemployment claims decreases, Kansas Department of Labor leader looks ahead to system improvements

Lawrence Journal World 06 Jun 2021
At the height of demand during the pandemic, the labor department had approximately 50,000 backlogged unemployment claims — about 25,000 in regular unemployment claims and 25,000 in the federal unemployment relief programs related to the pandemic, according to data the department provided the Journal-World.

'Fraud' is latest charge in Hamburg highway superintendent race

The Buffalo News 06 Jun 2021
When Hamburg Highway Superintendent Ted Casey saw a record indicating his opponent, Ed Hughes – who also works for the town Highway Department – had filed for unemployment benefits, he cried fraud ... "There have been many, many cases of people getting notified they filed for unemployment ... Support Local Journalism.

The pandemic exposed longstanding flaws in Virginia's unemployment system

The Roanoke Times 06 Jun 2021
Annette Sutton talks about her difficulties with the Virginia Employment Commission and her unemployment benefits ... That was April 2016 — when Virginia's unemployment rate was 3.9%, the first time it had fallen below 4% since the the Great Recession hammered the state's economy in 2008 ... Funding goes down when unemployment is low and up when it's high.

Nebraska experts: Keep focus on COVID vaccinations, not on herd immunity

Norfolk Daily News 06 Jun 2021
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