CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s economy is rebounding more quickly than in some past recessions, but coronavirus variants continue to raise questions about the state’s path toward full recovery.
In some cases, the pandemic has been an accelerant of labor trends that were already underway, like increasing automation and digitalization of jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — At first glance, the November jobs report was a sour one.
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's unemployment rate tumbled last month to its lowest point since the pandemic struck, even as employers appeared to slow their hiring — a mixed picture that pointed to a resilient economy that's putting more people to work.
U.S. employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding a sluggish 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percent to 2.8% from September to October, making the state’s unemployment rate tied for fourth-best in the nation.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest level in more than half a century.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the seventh straight week to a pandemic low of 268,000.
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is one step closer to raising interest rates next month, analysts said Tuesday after official figures showed that the end of the British government's salary support program for workers during the coronavirus pandemic has not yet led to the feared increase in unemployment.
While Illinois employment officials hail the state's 5.5% unemployment rate as good news, some area employers still are struggling to find workers.
U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased 194,000 last month after an upwardly revised 366,000 gain in August, a Labor Department report showed Friday. …
The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardship for millions of Americans. Despite robust government efforts to provide relief to households, …
All 18 Illinois job centers offering services for people searching for work are accepting in-person appointments after shifting to remote operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this week.
President Joe Biden reports on surge in July jobs numbers and rallied support as senators seem on track to wrap up work on the bipartisan infr…
Sen. Terri Bryant, R-Murphysboro, on Friday joined the growing list of GOP lawmakers calling for a full audit of Gov. JB Pritzker’s management…
"Account hijacking" is another variation on the fraud entangling Illinois’ unemployment agency, which has led to calls for state hearings and audits to figure out what went wrong.
Senate Republicans on Thursday called for a deep dive into pandemic-driven problems in the state's unemployment insurance program after a routine audit found $155 million in potentially invalid benefits paid in just the first few months of the COVID-19 crisis.
US GDP increased, at rate of 6.5 percent in second quarter. Preliminary data was released by the U.S. Commerce Department.
An East St. Louis resident has been federally indicted after she and others allegedly launched a multi-state scheme to steal unemployment benefits.