unemployment

Another 1.3 Million File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - The Labor Department reports another 1.3 million people filed for first-time unemployment claims last week. The weekly jobless claims have been lower for more than three months since their peak in the final week of March. But…

4 Million Jobs Added In June, Unemployment 11.1%

(CNN) - The new job growth numbers are out and there's good news and bad news. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday the US unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. The economy added a record 4.8 million jobs…

Unemployed Workers Fall Victim To Scams

(CNN) - More than half of the people targeted by employment scams are unemployed. That's according to a new report out by the Better Business Bureau. The BBB's study look at scammers who pretended to be representatives of well-known…

Another 1.5 Million File Unemployment

(CNN) - The US economy has shown signs of improvement in recent weeks as some lockdown restrictions have eased. But millions of Americans are still seeking unemployment aid to make ends meet. The Department of Labor reported on Thursday…

Unemployment Rate Falls To 13.3%

(CNN) - Surprising unemployment numbers for May, the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% last month. This as the economy gained 2.5 million jobs. In April, the unemployment rate soared to 14.7% as businesses shut during the coronavirus lockdown.…

Another 1.8 Million File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - Another 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. That's according to the Department of Labor. Data shows more than 42 million people in the United States have filed unemployment benefits since the pandemic brought the…

Amazon is Hiring Now

On the heels of today's news that millions more filed for unemployment last week, Amazon says it will make thousands of new hires permanent. Amazon went on a hiring spree as the coronavirus pandemic took hold and more people shopped…

3.8 Million File Unemployment Claims Last Week

(CNN) - Millions more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, as the coronavirus crisis continues to weigh on the us economy. The U.S. Department of Labor says first-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 3.8 million in the week…

3M+ File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - The U.S. has posted a staggering jobs number, as businesses lay off employees and try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. According to the Department of Labor 3.28-million people filed for unemployment benefits last week; that's…