Unemployment

Dave Cohen
September 17, 2020 - 8:45 pm
Imagine losing your job during the pandemic, getting unemployment insurance payments to help you stay afloat… then getting a notice months later that you had to repay to government. A lot of people in Louisiana don’t have to imagine it.
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Johnny Lopez
September 11, 2020 - 5:00 am
Jobless Americans looking to receive the extra $300 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits will see the temporary aid run out after six weeks.
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Eldis Sula
September 10, 2020 - 1:46 pm
Summer is over, but the clock is still ticking on a new stimulus deal. And while another coronavirus relief package is already overdue, an urgent race to a second check truly begins starting next week.
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Photo credit FILE - In this July 15, 2020, file photo, one-stop operator Vickie Gregorio with the Heartland Workforce Solutions talks to a jobseeker outside the workforce office in Omaha, Neb., as others seeking employment wait behind her. The government issues the jobs report Friday, Sept. 4, for August at a time of continuing layoffs and high unemployment. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
September 04, 2020 - 9:06 am
US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows…
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Eldis Sula
September 01, 2020 - 12:49 pm
Summer is almost over, and even though several crucial deadlines for a new coronavirus relief package have been missed, lawmakers may have just inched closer to a second stimulus deal.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 21, 2020 - 11:15 am
The U.S. Attorney’s Office has named 37-year-old Samuel George Baker in a criminal complaint that says he filed numerous fraudulent applications for unemployment insurance benefits in Pennsylvania and Michigan.
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Eldis Sula
August 13, 2020 - 4:30 pm
The days of summer are winding down, but a second stimulus check may still be weeks away, with lawmakers leaving Washington for August recess with no deal on another COVID-19 relief package.
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FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a large video display reads "Now hiring for our new hotel coming soon!," at the new Emerald Queen Casino, which is open, and owned by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, in Tacoma, Wash. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus has weakened hiring and the economic rebound. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
AP News Staff
August 13, 2020 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago yet still remains at a high level. The viral pandemic keeps forcing layoffs just as the expiration of a $600-a-week federal...
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Rebekah Sager
August 11, 2020 - 2:29 pm
If you or someone you know has questions about the new unemployment benefits under Trump’s recent executive orders, here are the answers as it stands for now.
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Eldis Sula
August 09, 2020 - 1:33 pm
Here’s a few things you need to know about President Donald Trump’s executive orders extending coronavirus relief and the status of a possible second stimulus check.
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