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US weekly jobless claims dip to 787,000 as unemployment crisis continues into 2021

New US unemployment filings for the week that ended Saturday totaled 787,000, the Labour Department said Thursday, snapping a two-week streak of declines. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected a reading of 800,000 claims. The total also lands just below the previous week’s revised total of 790,000. Continuing claims, which track […]
US weekly jobless claims dip to 787,000 as unemployment crisis continues into 2021
Strategy

Infosys commits to 1,000 tech jobs in Rhode Island, adding to the state’s $45 million plan to retrain and reskill workers in partnership with Salesforce, Microsoft, and others

Rhode Island has a plan to use CARES Act funding to bring jobs back to the state. A private-public partnership called “Back to Work RI” will support displaced workers with critical training to help them navigate a job market upended by the coronavirus. The state is partnering on the $US45 […]
Infosys commits to 1,000 tech jobs in Rhode Island, adding to the state’s $45 million plan to retrain and reskill workers in partnership with Salesforce, Microsoft, and others
Markets

There are now officially more than 1 million Australians out of work – and that’s before the Victorian lockdown is even counted

The unemployment rate rose to 7.5% in July, as the number of unemployed Australians surpassed one million. That figure doesn’t include the 3.5 million workers being supported by JobKeeper. Recorded before Victoria’s most recent lockdown, the numbers are expected to rise through August. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more […]
There are now officially more than 1 million Australians out of work – and that’s before the Victorian lockdown is even counted