Tagged With Unemployment Payments

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work


US weekly jobless claims post surprise increase to 14-week high of 885,000 as America's unemployment crisis continues


US weekly jobless claims rise more than expected to 853,000 as labour-market recovery slows



US weekly jobless claims rise to 742,000, more than economist forecasts as labour-market rebound falters


US weekly jobless claims fall to 709,000, lower than economist forecasts as labour-market recovery accelerates


US weekly jobless claims hit 751,000, surpassing economist forecasts as labour-market recovery slows



US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected to 751,000 as labour-market recovery continues


US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected to 787,000 as labour-market rebound shows strength


US weekly jobless claims rise to 898,000 as labour-market recovery stumbles


US weekly jobless claims edge lower to 840,000 as labour-market recovery trudges along


US weekly jobless claims fall to 837,000 as economic recovery grinds onward


Mitch McConnell just opened the door for an extension of the $600 unemployment boost — if Trump supports it



Trump suggested Republicans could reduce extra unemployment benefits to an estimated $175 a week. That would cause millions of jobless Americans to lose up to half their income.