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European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food.

In the pandemic, the United States has relied on expanded unemployment benefits, while European governments have subsidized wages, avoiding a surge in joblessness.
Tags: Europe, News, Spain, Unemployment, United States, Ireland, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Economic Conditions and Trends, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Amid the havoc wreaked by coronavirus, there is another danger we've forgotten | Jonathan Freedland

As Boris Johnson reopens pubs, a no-deal Brexit threatens to rain disaster on a country reeling from the pandemicDo you have the bunting out and the fireworks primed for Independence Day, with 4 July designated as the moment England ends its long national hibernation and flocks to the pub? To the untrained eye, the choice of a Saturday for the great unlocking might seem a tad rash, when, I don’t know, Monday was available to ease people in gradually. That point was put to Boris Johnson on LBC th...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, England, London, European Union, Society, UK News, Unemployment, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, LBC, Brexit, Jonathan Freedland, Coronavirus outbreak


Are Unemployed Americans About to Fall Off a Cliff?

Congress is set to end the aid that was supposed to see workers through the coronavirus crisis, even as it keeps getting worse.
Tags: News, Congress, Unemployment, Relief, Recession and Depression, Budgets and Budgeting, Debatable, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


That Extra $600 Unemployment Benefit Could Get Extended

As the United States’ post-pandemic reopening plans increasingly look like a bad on-again-off-again relationship in many states, many workers have been concerned about losing their unemployment benefits. Read more...
Tags: Careers, Unemployment, United States, Lifehacks, Pandemic Life


Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Cases Surge and Economy Struggles

Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.
Tags: News, Small Business, Senate, Unemployment, House Of Representatives, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Trump, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Law and Legislation, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US


Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Surges and Economy Struggles

Republicans and Democrats are considering new aid for workers and businesses, but lobbyists and lawmakers say the Trump administration is not deeply engaged.
Tags: News, Small Business, Senate, Unemployment, House Of Representatives, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Trump, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Law and Legislation, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US


4.8 Million Jobs Added In June, Unemployment Falls To 11%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment falls to 11.1% as US added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, but pandemic dims outlook for further gains. [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: Jobs, News, Washington, US, Ap, Unemployment, Zoë Richards


4.8 Million Jobs Added in June, but Clouds Grow Over Economy

Some 4.8 million positions were added last month, but renewed shutdowns could accelerate the continuing layoffs.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, United States Economy, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional, Labor Department (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings


Unemployment rate continues decline in June, but virus still looms

The real estate sector — not including rental and leasing — added more than 18,000 jobs in June, according to the US Department of Labor.
Tags: Radio, Jobs Report, Unemployment, BLS, Markets & Economy, Select, First American, Odeta Kushi, COVID-19


Fraudulent Jobless Claims Slow Relief to the Truly Desperate

Hundreds of millions of dollars went to bogus applications, triggering long reviews for others as scammers hide in a torrent of benefit requests.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, Identity Theft, Frauds and Swindling, Labor and Jobs, Impostors (Criminal, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




The ‘Rocket Ship’ Economic Recovery Is Crashing

Real-time data suggest a quick resurgence of business activity is leveling off nationally — and reversing in states like Arizona and Texas.
Tags: News, Small Business, Unemployment, United States, Arizona, Relief, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020, Coronavirus Reopenings


Who Will Recover Faster From the Virus? Europe or the U.S.?

The United States, with its readiness to fire and hire, normally bounces back faster after a recession. This time, though, Europe’s model may be better.
Tags: Europe, News, Unemployment, United States, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Politics And Government, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


South Africa’s GDP contracts 2%, entrenches recession

Stats SA’s latest GDP figures show the country’s economy has shrunk 2% in the first quarter of 2020 The post South Africa’s GDP contracts 2%, entrenches recession appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Recession, Unemployment, South Africa, International Monetary Fund, Gdp, Gross Domestic Product, Openaccess, Stats SA, Tito Mboweni, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Risenga Maluleke


Paying for a Reference Is Just What the Job Hunt Hellscape Needed

If you have shame spiraled after sending a birthday message to a secondary contact on LinkedIn or had a few too many at a professional event, you, too, have probably wondered how much you would be willing to throw down for a networking cheat. Enter the platform Rooftop Slushie, where you can post a bid for a referral…Read more...
Tags: Science, Unemployment, References, Jobs Tech, Rooftop Slushie


For Nannies, Both a Job and a Family Can Abruptly Disappear

Nannies are often told they’re like members of the families they work for, but during a pandemic, they can be let go rather quickly.
Tags: News, Child Care, Unemployment, Nannies, Domestic Service, Labor and Jobs


Health Insurance Shouldn't Be Tied to Employers

The dual crises of mass unemployment and the coronavirus have laid bare a central flaw of the U.S. health care system.
Tags: News, Unemployment, United States, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Economy, Medicine and Health, Labor and Jobs, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Why Out-of-Work New Yorkers Are Starting Cooking Businesses

Restaurants might be slowly reopening, but that hasn’t stopped chefs and bakers, stuck at home, from starting their own side gigs.
Tags: News, Pizza, New York City, Unemployment, Cookies, Labor and Jobs, Bakeries and Baked Products, Quarantine (Life and Culture


Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks

The battles over the health law have played out during a decade of continuous economic growth. How it performs as a safety net now may help determine its future.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Medicaid, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Law and Legislation, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Politics and Government, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV






Unemployment: 1.5 Million New State Claims in Weekly Tally

As coronavirus hot spots flare across the U.S., adding to economic worries, new jobless claims surpassed one million for the 14th week.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Relief, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, United States Economy, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional, Labor Department (US, States (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020, Coronavirus Reopenings


Nearly 1.5 Million Americans File Unemployment Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — 1.48 million laid-off workers seek US jobless aid, a 12th straight weekly drop, even as virus threat intensifies. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Washington, US, Ap, Unemployment, Cristina Cabrera


The Epidemic of Unemployment

We spoke with three people who have been laid off to hear how the past few months have been for them.
Tags: News, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Coronavirus Reopenings


New York Tenants Fearful After Moratorium on Evictions Ends

Eviction cases are expected to soar in New York City as housing courts reopen and landlords seek to recoup income lost during the pandemic.
Tags: News, New York City, Unemployment, Evictions, Landlords, Cuomo, Politics And Government, Andrew M, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Rent Control and Stabilization, Rent Guidelines Board, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A Moratorium on Evictions Ends, Leaving Thousands of Tenants Fearful

Eviction cases are expected to soar in New York City as housing courts reopen and landlords seek to recoup income lost during the pandemic.
Tags: News, New York City, Unemployment, Evictions, Landlords, Cuomo, Politics And Government, Andrew M, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Rent Control and Stabilization, Rent Guidelines Board, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Summer outlook: Real estate heads into buying season on firm footing

In our multipart series on the U.S. housing market this summer, Inman's Jim Dalrymple reports that the market has been resilient amid the coronavirus crisis.
Tags: Real Estate, Boston, Markets, Analysis, Radio, Unemployment, Agent, Seattle, St. Louis, Denver, Cape Cod, Redfin, Industry News, Charlotte, NAR, Inman