Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 25, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
Hearst Connecticut Media. June 23, 2021. Editorial: Police accountability demands transparency The powers granted to...
Nigerian IT worker charged in multistate unemployment fraud
By Gene Johnson Jun. 24, 2021 06:02 PM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — A Nigerian information technology worker has been indicted on federal wire fraud and identity theft charges, after authorities said he and his...
US economy grows 6.4% in Q1, and it's likely just the start
By Martin Crutsinger Jun. 24, 2021 09:58 AM EDT
US jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy heals
By Christopher Rugaber Jun. 24, 2021 08:39 AM EDT
Lawmakers told updating unemployment system could take years
By Bruce Schreiner Jun. 22, 2021 04:58 PM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Overhauling Kentucky's outdated technology for processing jobless claims could take up to three years, the state's labor secretary said...
Maryland flags over 500K unemployment claims in 6 weeks
Jun. 22, 2021 08:59 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland officials have detected more than a half million potentially fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims in the last six weeks and...
California: People must look for work to get jobless aid
By Adam Beam Jun. 17, 2021 05:36 PM EDT
US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low
By Paul Wiseman Jun. 17, 2021 08:36 AM EDT
Applications available for $1,500 bonus for taking job
Jun. 15, 2021 11:22 AM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Mainers can begin filing for a $1,500 cash incentive for taking jobs during the summer effective Tuesday. The...
Employment Department’s domain registration expires
Jun. 15, 2021 09:10 AM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Employment Department’s website for posting economic data went away over the weekend, apparently because the state didn’t...
Washington state: People on unemployment must look for work
Jun. 10, 2021 03:55 PM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — State officials say people in Washington collecting unemployment benefits will again be required to actively search for work to keep those...
US unemployment claims fall to 376,000, sixth straight drop
By Paul Wiseman Jun. 10, 2021 08:37 AM EDT
Gov. names Feek as Employment Security Department head
Jun. 09, 2021 06:35 PM EDT
Beshear announces change atop Kentucky Labor Cabinet
By Bruce Schreiner Jun. 08, 2021 01:02 AM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The longtime state executive who inherited oversight of Kentucky's beleaguered unemployment insurance system during the COVID-19 pandemic...
Initial jobless claims remain at levels seen a year ago
By Randall Chase Jun. 03, 2021 04:53 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — New unemployment figures show that Delaware is among the states still facing challenges in getting people back to work as the country...
US jobless claims drop to 385,000, another pandemic low
By Paul Wiseman Jun. 03, 2021 08:38 AM EDT
US jobless claims drop to 385,000, another pandemic low, as layoffs further slow with economy strengthening
Jun. 03, 2021 08:31 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US jobless claims drop to 385,000, another pandemic low, as layoffs further slow with economy strengthening. ...
Maryland to discontinue enhanced unemployment benefits
Jun. 02, 2021 12:45 PM EDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Republican governor has announced that the state will discontinue enhanced federal pandemic unemployment benefits and...
States tap federal aid to shore up empty unemployment funds
By David A. Lieb May. 27, 2021 11:49 AM EDT
US jobless claims drop to 406,000, another pandemic low, as layoffs further slow with economy strengthening
May. 27, 2021 08:31 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US jobless claims drop to 406,000, another pandemic low, as layoffs further slow with economy strengthening. ...