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- Report: USC bans WR amid possible fraud probe
USC sophomore wide receiver Munir McClain has been suspended since mid-September, his mother told the Los Angeles Times, in connection to a possible federal investigation into fraud related to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.
ESPN. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- Older Workers Face Higher Unemployment Amid Pandemic
A new study reveals older Americans have higher unemployment than workers at the midpoint of their career for the first time in nearly 50 years.
NBC. Friday, Oct 23 2020.
- Mindset Matters: Arguing For A New Strategy On Disability Employment
This column begins a conversation that we need to expand the definition of the employment
of persons with disabilities. ...
Forbes. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- Appeals Court Says Uber and Lyft Must Treat California Drivers as Employees
The ruling adds new urgency to a ballot measure in the state that would exempt the companies from a new labor law intended to give gig workers more employment
New York Times. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- A USC player filed for unemployment. A suspension and a visit from the feds followed
Receiver Munir McClain, who got money from the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, was suspended and his family says they weren't given an answer as to why.
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Unemployment Claims Are Down, but Many Workers Lower Expectations
With temporary layoffs turning permanent and career paths derailed, economists say a new coronavirus wave could derail the recovery.
New York Times. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- California says 350,000 debit cards for unemployment benefits frozen over fraud fears
Faced with a deluge of fraudulent unemployment claims, California officials said Thursday that 350,000 of the debit cards they issued containing benefits have been frozen because of suspicious activity.
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Americans applying for jobless aid drop to 787,000
Fewer workers are filing for first-time unemployment benefits, a sign the COVID labor market is picking up.
CBS News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Top Stocks To Short Today As Investors Weigh Unemployment Data Against Stimulus
Markets are performing a tug of war between pessimism and optimism. Pessimism due stimulus talks, while strong earnings and positive jobless claims data are muting losses. ...
Forbes. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- US jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high amid COVID-19 pandemic
A report from the Labor Department said the number of people who continue to receive unemployment benefits tumbled by 1 million to 8.4 million.
ABC News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- New weekly jobless claims drop below 800,000 for the first time since March
For the week ending October 17, there were 787,000 new claims for unemployment, a decrease of 55,000 from the prior week, according to data released on Thursday.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Covid: 'Perfect storm' causing employment tribunal backlog
Concerns are being raised over Covid-related delays for those who claim they lost jobs unfairly.
BBC News. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- No tax hikes, benefit drops for Louisiana unemployment fund
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The steep drop in Louisiana's unemployment trust fund balance during the coronavirus outbreak won't trigger a decline in benefits for jobless workers or tax hikes on businesses, state lawmakers have decided. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
- Coronavirus UK: SAGE warns young people may become 'lost generation'
The disruption to education, huge national debt and climbing unemployment rates will all have a 'catastrophic' impact on Generation Z's futures, the British experts warned.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
- Scale of job losses could be worse than forecast, BoE policymaker warns
The UK's unemployment rate could overtake the Bank of England's (BoE) predicted peak of 7.5% as the coronavirus pandemic continues, one if its policymakers has warned.
Sky News. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
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