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- 23 million Americans could soon face evictions
1 in 5 U.S. renters in jeopardy as extra federal unemployment benefits run out and eviction moratoriums come to an end.
CBS News. Monday, 13 Jul 2020.
- Employers find $600 coronavirus unemployment checks tough to compete with as states slowly reopen
Some employers are having a tough time getting workers back on the job as coronavirus restrictions loosen in parts of the country.
Fox News. Monday, 13 Jul 2020.
- AOC defends rise in NYC crime saying people are 'stealing bread to feed their children'
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, was asked about soaring crime in NYC and replied: 'Do we think this has to do with the fact that there's record unemployment in the United States right now?'
Daily Mail. Monday, 13 Jul 2020.
- Coronavirus cost to economy unveiled in new figures
figures will reveal how many more people lost their jobs in June. And GDP figures are expected to show only a modest rebound in May after April's 20.4 per cent collapse.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 12 Jul 2020.
- Illinoisans will stop receiving increased federal unemployment benefits after July 25
For those who receive benefits, an extra $600 a week is scheduled to last only two more weeks.
ABC News. Saturday, 11 Jul 2020.
- Coronavirus Makes Short, Sharp Recovery Unlikely For Auto Sales: Economists
New coronavirus outbreaks, high unemployment and supply-chain hiccups could make the auto sales recovery a longer, more drawn-out process.
Forbes. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Takeaways: Paycheck Protection loans and the Catholic Church
NEW YORK (AP) - When the coronavirus pandemic caused a broad economic downturn and Depression-era unemployment rates, Washington responded with trillions of dollars in federal relief. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Another 1.3 million workers filed for unemployment insurance
Weekly unemployment filings have been in the millions each week since mid-March.
ABC News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- 2.3 million Americans sought jobless aid last week
Some 1.3 million Americans filed for unemployment assistance last week, and another 1 million put in for self-employed aid.
CBS News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Job losses remain 'enormous': Coronavirus unemployment claims are worst in history
Weeks into the coronavirus crisis, new applications for unemployment benefits remain at least twice their peak during the Great Recession.
CNBC. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Employment recovery may be slowing as virus cases climb
Data from staffing firms that track hourly employees show job growth may have stagnated or even declined in recent weeks.
CNBC. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Hiring Outlook Remains Dim As Unemployment Claims Continue to Pour In
As unemployment claims keep pouring in, new job postings are lacking, and an end to some benefits is approaching.
New York Times. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Jobless Claims Are Starting To Level Off, Even As Some States Shut Down Again
1.3 million workers filed for unemployment last week, down slightly from 1.4 million the week before.
Forbes. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Coronavirus, unemployment, uncertainty imperil Texas workers: 'It trickles down'
As coronavirus spikes in Houston, refinery towns to the east that boomed before the pandemic now face business closures and layoffs.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Puerto Rico, Still Reeling From Old Disasters, Is Slammed by Covid-19
The island has had to weather a hurricane, a political crisis and earthquakes, but those crises did not lead to the widespread unemployment caused by the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
New York Times. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
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