(BALTIMORE) -- A Baltimore judge has shut down efforts by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to put an early end to enhanced pandemic unemployment benefits. Judge Lawrence P. Fletcher-Hill of the Circuit Court for Baltimore issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday ordering that immediate action be taken... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show, exceeding economists’ expectations. Economists had expected to see more than 700,000 jobs added in June, a jump from the revised 583,000 added in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- South Carolina and Montana residents will be cut off from federal pandemic unemployment benefits next month, with Republican governors in each state claiming the payments have led to a workforce shortage. Economists say that's not the case. "Employers are just angry that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 266,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show. The number was significantly lower than the 770,000 jobs added in March and the 536,000 added in February. The biggest increases in employment... Read More.
By Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate last month slipped to 6% as some 916,000 jobs were added to the economy, the Department of Labor said Friday.Friday's jobs report comes amid glimmers of hope that... Read More.
BY: MICHELLE STODDART, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As Americans file their tax returns for 2020 -- a year riddled with job insecurity -- millions who relied on unemployment insurance during the pandemic will find that up to $10,200 of those benefits will... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN via GMA(NEW YORK) -- March 9 marks Equal Pay Day for Asian American and Pacific Islander women, the day that AAPI women have to work into 2021 to earn the same amount of money that white, non-Hispanic... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN AND TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — After a nearly 12 hour stall, the Democratic unemployment insurance agreement passed on a party line vote of 50-49. The amendment, passed by Democrats in the early hours of Saturday morning, superseded an earlier... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 379,000 jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate for February down by a fraction of a percentage point to 6.2%, the Department of Labor said Friday.Friday's jobs report highlights how the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.3% in January -- down by just 0.4% from last month -- and employers added some 49,000 jobs, the Department of Labor said Friday.This is the first... Read More.
By ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Another 779,000 workers lost their jobs and filed for unemployment insurance in the United States last week, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday, as the pandemic-induced economic crisis continues to upend the labor market. This is a decrease... Read More.
By ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Two pieces of economic data released Thursday highlight the pain of the U.S. economy as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. Some 847,000 people nationwide lost their jobs and filed for unemployment insurance last week, according to the U.S. Department... Read More.