The unemployment crisis could force states to limit the duration and dollar amount of benefits, experts warn.
States can now require laid-off workers to pee in cups in order to receive unemployment benefits.
Almost 10 million Americans have already filed for unemployment benefits. Congress can still act to stem the tide.
Jobless claims exceed 20 million in four weeks, inflicting a toll on the labor force not seen since the Great Depression.
The United States suffers record unemployment while Europe fares better in battling the coronavirus shutdown.
As businesses remain closed during the coronavirus pandemic, an unrelenting jobs crisis continues to push Americans onto unemployment rolls.
Americans required to "shelter in place" should also be entitled to "shelter in job."
So far, the response has been too small in scope and short on creative solutions to meet the greatest challenge since World War II.
Every policy solution has been small in scope for the problem we face.
Even if you're furloughed or not officially laid off, you can still apply for unemployment benefits as long as you're not offered any working hours.
From how to think about the stock market to what to do if you lose your job, here’s what you need to know about coronavirus and the economy.
Top Senate and White House negotiators broke up marathon talks on a mega-economic stimulus package late Friday and will meet again at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Decade-long record of growth halted as US lost 701,000 jobs but full impact of coronavirus will be reflected in next month’s report
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At least 25,000 people have filed for unemployment since Friday, prompting the Department of Labor to conduct at-home drills.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a startling 6.6 million people seeking unemployment benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: More than one in 10 workers have lost their ...