U.S. unemployment claims rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000.
It's not even Halloween but experts suggest we may need to start our holiday shopping early due to retail shortages.
President Biden says America's economy is at an inflection point during a speech Thursday afternoon.
U.S. unemployment claims rose last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs.
The share of Americans in poverty rose slightly to 11.4% in 2020, but COVID-19 relief payments eased losses for many, census data showed.
UPS is planning to hire 100,000 seasonal workers ahead of an anticipated crush of holiday orders to begin as early as October.
U.S. unemployment claims fell last week to 310,000, a pandemic low and a sign that rising COVID-19 cases have yet to lead to widespread layoffs.
An eviction moratorium that has protected California tenants is coming to an end this month.
It's estimated that roughly 8.9 million Americans will lose all or some of these benefits.
The expiration of jobless benefits could fuel a sharp spending pullback.
America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a modest gain after two months of robust hiring at a time when the delta variant’s spread has discouraged some people from flying, shopping and eating out.
U.S. unemployment claims fell last week to 340,000, a pandemic low and another sign that the job market is steadily rebounding.
U.S. unemployment claims rose for the first time in five weeks even though the economy and job market have been recovering from the pandemic.
The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that unemployment claims fell last week for a fourth straight time to a pandemic low of 348,000.
Hiring surged in July as U.S. employers added 943,000 jobs. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% from 5.9% in June.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 385,000. The applications have mostly fallen steadily since early January.
The eviction moratorium expired at midnight Saturday. The White House said the CDC was “unable to find the legal authority” to extend it and called on states to act.
Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired.
Tenants saddled with months of back rent are facing the end of the federal eviction moratorium on July 31, a move that could lead to millions being forced from their homes.
U.S. unemployment claims dropped by 24,000 to 400,000 last week in another sign that the job market is recovering from the coronavirus recession.