Stories tagged: "unemployment"


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Thousands of Arizona Students Left Public Schools This Year. Without Promised Funding, Arizona Teachers Are Paying The Price.

Gilbert Public Schools will lay off 152 teachers amid declining enrollment and a looming financial cliff brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Arizona Only Pays $240 in Unemployment Per Week. These Two Bills Would Change That.

Arizonans who have been unemployed during the pandemic say the extra $60-$80 is a small amount but still something they would have been grateful for.

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After Big Business Ravaged PPP, Biden Aims to Prevent a Repeat

A large number of Arizona companies have chosen to lay off workers and pay back the loan rather than spending the required 60% on payroll.

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Five Things to Expect From the Arizona Legislature This Year

Republicans have rejected calls to raise the state's unemployment benefits above $240 per week while demanding COVID liability protection for businesses.

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How Fraudsters Are Ripping Off Unemployed Americans — Even During a Pandemic

Amid the pandemic-driven economic recession, fraudsters continue to find ways to scam unemployed Americans out of their money.

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Received an Eviction Notice? Here Are Some Resources That May Help.

Protection from the CDC and various local organizations can help keep renters in their homes at least through the end of the year.

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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.