This week: Home prices, Walgreens earnings, June jobs report
The Associated Press Jun. 28, 2021 01:00 AM EDT
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOT HOT HOT The S&P CoreLogic...
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...
May consumer spending flat; incomes fall and prices jump
By Martin Crutsinger Jun. 25, 2021 11:51 AM EDT
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...
Kentucky governor offers $1,500 bonus to boost workforce
By Bruce Schreiner Jun. 24, 2021 05:30 PM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday dangled a $1,500 bonus meant to lure thousands of unemployed Kentuckians back to work, offering it as an...
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...
Vermont's unemployment rate 2.6% for May, pre-pandemic level
Jun. 23, 2021 02:46 PM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s unemployment rate was 2.6% for May, a decrease from 2.9% for April, the state Labor Department reported Wednesday. ...
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...
Ohio business groups speak against GOP vaccination bill
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Jun. 22, 2021 12:47 PM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two major Ohio business groups on Tuesday came out in opposition to pending GOP legislation in the Ohio House that would prohibit...
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...
Help wanted: Labor crisis plagues US restaurant industry
By Michael R. Blood Jun. 22, 2021 08:45 AM EDT
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...
Idaho unemployment rate drops to 3% as pandemic fades
Jun. 18, 2021 04:37 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percent to 3% from April to May as the coronavirus pandemic fades, state officials said...
California unemployment rate dips as employers add new jobs
By Adam Beam Jun. 18, 2021 02:50 PM EDT
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...