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Older workers face higher unemployment amid virus pandemic

For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by...

California jobless rate dips as jobs added despite pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has regained more than a third of the 2.6 million nonfarm jobs the nation's most populous state lost to...

US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to 898,000, a historically high...

UK unemployment ascent accelerates amid winter job fears

LONDON (AP) — Unemployment in the U.K. spiked higher in August, a clear sign that the jobless rate is heading towards levels not seen...

COVID-19 relief pushes U.S. budget deficit to a record $3.1T

WASHINGTON (AP) — New, eye-popping federal budget figures released Thursday show an enormous $3.1 trillion deficit in the just-completed fiscal year, a record swelled...

US layoffs still high, but so is skepticism on jobless data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dipped last week to a still-high 840,000, evidence that layoffs remain elevated seven months...

Pre-election economy: Unemployment falls, but hiring slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The final jobs report before Election Day a month from now showed hiring slowed in September even as the U.S. unemployment...

Unemployment marches higher in Europe as pandemic grinds on

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Unemployment rose for a fifth straight month in Europe in August and is expected to grow further amid concern that...

US layoffs remain elevated as incomes and spending weaken

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to...

German jobless rate falls in September, fewer on furlough

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate declined in September despite the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed Wednesday. Jobless figures have been kept lower by...

UK announces new plan to help workers hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s treasury chief announced a new income support program Thursday for workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, as the government races...

California jobless rate falls with help of temporary jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California's economy in August as the state added 101,900...

COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high number of people that illustrates...

Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signaled Wednesday that their benchmark short-term interest...

Federal Reserve to meet after sharp changes to its outlook

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers will meet this week for the first time since they significantly revised the Fed's operating framework in ways...

US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a still-high 8.4%, with about half the 22 million jobs lost to...

Eurozone unemployment capped by support programs _ for now

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) —...

The bully pulpit: Trump pushes Washington, but virus resists

WASHINGTON (AP) — His...

California’s jobless rate improves; economy still struggling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Rise in jobless claims reflects still-struggling US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly...

Bank of England says economy will take time to heal

LONDON (AP) — The...

Disabled Americans mark milestone as crisis deepens job woes

The Americans With Disabilities...

Jobless claims rise as cutoff of extra $600 benefit nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

UK job losses set to rise sharply as numbers on payroll sink

LONDON (AP) — Unemployment...

US economy may be stalling out as viral outbreak worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S....

Europe contains jobless rate, but faces summer of discontent

SPERLONGA, Italy (AP) —...

5 things to watch for in Thursday’s jobs report for June

WASHINGTON (AP) — With...

German jobless rate edges up in June, millions in furlough

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's...

US job market’s modest improvement may be stalling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

US Unemployment Drops Unexpectedly To 13.3%

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened...

36 Million Have Sought US Unemployment Aid Since Virus Hit

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits...

33 Million Have Sought US Unemployment Aid Since the Virus Hit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.2 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the business shutdowns caused by the viral...

A Record 10 Million Sought US Jobless Aid In Past 2 Weeks

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits...

Job Cuts Pile Up, Ford To Make Ventilators At Parts Plant

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday related...

3.3 million Seek US Jobless Aid, Nearly 5 Times Earlier High

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last...

L.A. County Jobless Rate Holds Steady In December; California Unemployment Rate At Record Low...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 4.4% in December, compared to the...
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (July 18, 2017) – Job candidates check in with Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) representatives at a job fair. The NSWCDD Human Resources Division announced Aug. 2 that it plans to make about 100 tentative job offers to candidates who attended the event. Approximately 325 candidates with bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, and physics spoke with senior Navy scientists, engineers, and managers about positions available for entry-level and experienced scientists and engineers. (U.S. Navy photo by Joseph Fordham/Released)

SoCal Unemployment Rate Holds Steady In November, Remains At Its Lowest Since The 1970s,...

The Unemployment rate was down or unchanged in several major metropolitan areas of Southern California, marking it at its lowest since the...
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California Unemployment Sets New Record: 3.9 percent In October

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 4.4% in October, compared to the previous month,...

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