30 million in 6 weeks: quarantine unemployment in the US continues to break records

23 million Americans filed new jobless claims in the week ending April 3,84, CBS News reported. This brings the total number of Americans who have lost their jobs in the past six weeks to 30 million, a record for the rate of loss of workers ...

Due to the crisis, the number of Americans wishing to get free food has doubled

Out of work and without a livelihood, Americans line up giant lines for free food. Food banks fear that they will not have enough resources, writes Business Insider. Photo of an endless line of cars of people who came to get free food from the food bank in ...

Half-century record: US lost 26 million jobs in 5 weeks

The number of people laid off during quarantine due to coronavirus infection continues to skyrocket to historic highs. The Labor Department said another 4,4 million people had applied for unemployment benefits nationwide in the past week. Writes about this NPR. ...

Tenants in the USA, despite a moratorium from the authorities, are evicted for non-payment

Millions of people in the United States, following the rules of self-isolation during a pandemic, must be at home. But for many, this has become impossible, because landlords, despite the requirements of the moratorium, which operates in more than 30 states and dozens of cities in the country, continue to evict people for non-payment ...

New Yorkers can speed up jobless claims: how to do it

New York City has been hit harder than other states by the coronavirus epidemic. Many people have lost their jobs. Last week, the number of applications for unemployment benefits rose by 520% ​​compared to the same period last year. How state residents can accelerate ...

All because of the coronavirus: the number of jobs in the United States fell - for the first time in 11 years

The number of jobs in the United States in March 2020 decreased by 701 thousand. The continuous growth of the labor market observed over the past ten years has stopped. And this is just the beginning of the storm caused by the coronavirus, which is destroying the American economy and the labor market, writes USA Today. ...

How to apply for unemployment benefits in your state: useful contacts

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the U.S. economy hard. In this regard, many companies and enterprises had to lay off employees to stay afloat, reminds Fox Business. Layoffs have forced millions of Americans to file a record number of jobless claims - for the penultimate ...

Unemployment at Trump drops to its lowest level in 50 years

In April, the US unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly 50 years - 3,6%. This is stated in the message of the Department of Labor, writes Voice of America. According to the Minister of Labor Alexander Acosta, the last time such a dynamic was in ...

The unemployment rate fell to a 50-year low

The labor market flooded with new job opportunities in December, after employers added 312 jobs amid a plunge in the stock market and a growing shortage of workers. The unemployment rate approached a 000-year low from 50% to 3,7. Economists expected 3,9 ...

American cities with the best and worst labor market situations

The labor market boom is generally believed to be more pronounced in coastal states than in the Midwest or farming states. But if you analyze the data more carefully, it turns out that this is not entirely true, writes CNBC. According to…

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