unemployment

FILE - In this March 31, 2020, file photo, a worker cleans along the Las Vegas Strip devoid of the usual crowds as casinos and other business are shuttered due to the coronavirus outbreak in Las Vegas.   (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
WRVA News
February 04, 2021 - 1:06 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined to 779,000 last week, a still-historically high total that shows that a sizable number of people keep losing jobs to the viral pandemic. Last week’s total, the third straight...
Read More
A man pushes carts as a hiring sign shows at a Jewel Osco grocery store in Deerfield, Ill., Thursday, April 23, 2020. Friday, Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
AP News
December 04, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Gripped by surging pandemic, US employers cut back on hiring
Read More
FILE - In this June 26, 2020, file photo, volunteers Juanita MacKenzie, front, and Dave Stutman carry boxes of food to a waiting car at a large mobile pantry set up by the Food Bank of the Rockies. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
WRVA News
December 03, 2020 - 1:02 pm
By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Witer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell as the nation celebrated Thanksgiving last week to a still-high 712,000, the latest sign that the U.S. economy and job market remain under stress from the intensified viral outbreak...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020 file photo, a customer wears a face mask as they carry their order past a now hiring sign at an eatery in Richardson, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
AP News
November 06, 2020 - 10:41 am
The U.S. job market showed a burst of strength in October.
Read More
Passersby walk past a business storefront with store closing and sale signs, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Dedham, Mass.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
AP News
October 02, 2020 - 1:09 pm
US unemployment drops to 7.9% one month before Election Day
Read More
Passersby walk past a business storefront with store closing and sale signs, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Dedham, Mass.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
AP News
September 24, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments
Read More
In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a help wanted sign hangs on the door of a Target store in Uniontown, Pa.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
AP News
September 17, 2020 - 9:18 am
COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US
Read More
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, file photo help wanted signs for servers and cooks at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa are displayed along route 40 at the entrance to the resort in Farmington, Pa.
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
AP News
September 10, 2020 - 1:19 pm
US layoffs remain elevated as job market's gains weaken
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a help wanted sign hangs on the door of a Target store in Uniontown, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
AP News
September 04, 2020 - 9:20 am
The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2% even as hiring slowed.
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a customer walks past a now hiring sign at an eatery in Richardson, Texas. The Labor Department reported unemployment numbers Thursday, Sept. 3. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
AP News
September 03, 2020 - 9:38 am
The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a still-elevated 881,000 last week.
Read More

Pages