Judge: Indiana must continue federal unemployment benefits
By Casey Smith Jun. 25, 2021 04:33 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Marion County judge ordered Friday that Indiana must continue the federal government’s unemployment benefits, putting a temporary stop to...
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...
Michigan bill to end extra unemployment benefit faces veto
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 02:00 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted Thursday to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is added to unemployed workers' benefits in Michigan,...
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
N. Carolina bill ending extra $300 benefits heads to Cooper
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 23, 2021 06:25 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina would end offering supplemental benefits from the federal government to the state's unemployed in roughly a month under...
Auditor: Mississippi erred on $117M in unemployment benefits
Jun. 23, 2021 02:50 PM EDT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state of Mississippi erroneously paid out more than $117 million in unemployment benefits last year and during the early months of...
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FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Overhauling Kentucky's outdated technology for processing jobless claims could take up to three years, the state's labor secretary said...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...
Waiver available to avoid repaying excess jobless benefits
Jun. 21, 2021 04:00 AM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of Kentuckians can now apply for a waiver that could clear them from having to repay the overpayments included in their...
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 18, 2021 12:49 PM EDT
Rutland Herald. June 14, 2021. Editorial: First in the nation Congratulations, Vermont. We did it. We moved the needle...
California: People must look for work to get jobless aid
By Adam Beam Jun. 17, 2021 05:36 PM EDT
Beshear signals effort to entice more people back to work
By Bruce Schreiner Jun. 17, 2021 05:12 PM EDT
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signaled Thursday that he plans to offer incentives to fill more jobs, as he defended enhanced jobless benefits that Republican...
US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low
By Paul Wiseman Jun. 17, 2021 08:36 AM EDT
Edwards agrees to July 31 end to federal unemployment aid
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 16, 2021 07:07 PM EDT
Whitmer: Reinstate incentive so companies can hire workers
By David Eggert Jun. 16, 2021 06:41 PM EDT
Lawsuit challenges Indiana governor's unemployment decision
Jun. 16, 2021 12:29 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two legal organizations are seeking to stop Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb from dropping out of the federal program providing an extra $300 in...
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...