Stories tagged: "jobless claims"


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Thousands of Arizonans Are Going Into the Holidays Unemployed

Arizona’s unemployment is quickly creeping up again, leaving more than 288,000 without a job ahead of the approaching holidays.

In this Monday, March 30, 2020, photo Luke Blaine stands at the front entrance of his home in Phoenix. Blaine, 30, a bartender at Fez, a popular restaurant in downtown Phoenix, was laid off with the rest of the staff when the business shut completely to follow Arizona’s state precautions amid the pandemic. Blaine said he was blessed to have been taught the value of a dollar by his parents and was entering unemployment without any debt. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Rent Is Due Again Today And The Jobless Are Feeling The Pain

Many Arizonans and people across the U.S. are still waiting for unemployment checks. With rent due today, many are stressing as the pandemic continues.

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Women Are Losing Their Jobs More Than Men Due To Coronavirus. Here’s Why.

Women may account for more than 55% of unemployment claims filed between mid-March and April 4, according to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute.

Florida workers totally or partially unemployed by the current health crisis, could see benefits.
Only Half of the People Are Getting Unemployment Checks

Roughly 22 million filed for unemployment benefits in the past month — easily the worst U.S. job losses. But only 12 million people are getting the checks.

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Another 6.6 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Benefits Last Week

The latest report from the Labor Department released Thursday shows the figure for last week is much higher than the previous record of 3.3 million reported for the previous week.