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She waited half a year for her unemployment benefits. What that delay cost her

In mid-September, the envelope finally arrived.As Erin Madden opened it and pulled out the debit card with her unemployment benefits on it, all she could think about was the half a year she’d waited for this moment. She had come to feel it would never happen.”I almost didn’t believe that it had finally arrived,” Madden,…

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Unemployment is world’s biggest risk, business leaders say

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask applies for a commercial vehicle driving position at an offsite tent center in Stafford, Virginia, U.S., April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/LONDON (Reuters) – Unemployment is seen as the biggest worry over the next 10 years for business executives around the world, closely followed by concern about…

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Unemployment is world’s biggest risk, business leaders say

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask applies for a commercial vehicle driving position at an offsite tent center in Stafford, Virginia, U.S., April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/LONDON (Reuters) – Unemployment is seen as the biggest worry over the next 10 years for business executives around the world, closely followed by concern about…

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U.S. unemployment drops to six-month low of 7.9%

The U.S. unemployment rate in September hit a six-month low of 7.9%, down half a percentage point from August’s 8.4%, the Labor Department said on Friday. With 1 million people making up that half percentage drop, the department estimates that now 12.6 million Americans are still unemployed, according to the Household Survey Data. Though unemployment has continued…

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Unemployment encourage program threatened by fraud

State officials say Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, a program created by the CARES Act, is a target for fraud because it’s specifically for the self-employed or independent contractors, meaning there’s no employer to verify an applicant’s income.Sept. 17, 2020

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Extra Unemployment Benefits Authorized by Trump Running Dry

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New weekly unemployment filings remain elevated at 884,000

The latest jobless claims tally is the same as last week’s. September 10, 2020, 1:08 PM• 3 min readThe number of new weekly unemployment filings showed no relief for a labor market walloped by the COVID-19 crisis, as 884,000 people filed new jobless claims last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday.It marked the 25th…

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New Mexico’s unemployment rate now exceeds national rate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s jobless rate has jumped to 12.7%, the highest rate for the state since the coronavirus pandemic began in the U.S. in March.The unemployment rate is up from 8.4% in June, reversing a steady downward trend since April, when the rate was 11.3%, the Albuquerque Journal reported.The U.S. unemployment rate…

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Will you get an extra $300 or $400 unemployment benefit? It depends on your state

Unemployed Kentucky residents enter the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19, 2020 in Frankfort, Kentucky.John Sommers II/Getty ImagesKentucky and MontanaIt appears just two states — Kentucky and Montana — are opting to pay $400 instead of $300.As of Thursday, Montana was the only state to implement the $400 option, according to…

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Coronavirus unemployment: Pace of Bay Area layoff plans eases

The pace of layoffs planned in the Bay Area eased dramatically in June, official state filings show, offering a hopeful sign for a regional economy that has been bludgeoned by coronavirus-linked business shutdowns ordered by government agencies. The overall picture for job cuts in the nine-county region also contained details of staffing reductions being planned…