(The Center Square) – The number of people filing new unemployment claims spiked last week, the latest economic indicator that's troubling economists.
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Harrisburg, Pa. --Pennsylvania's new unemployment compensation program as seen nearly 225,000 people submit claims since it opened Tuesday.
Gov. Mike Parson and other GOP governors contend ‘generous’ jobless benefits have kept potential workers on the sidelines and hurt businesses.
Harrisburg, Pa. - The new and hopefully-improved unemployment benefits system is now online and accepting claims.
(The Center Square) – Red states around the nation are rejecting supplemental federal unemployment benefits, saying the $300 in additional weekly pay on top of state benefits has made it nearly impossible for employers to hire.
(The Center Square) – Many Americans are wary of President Joe Biden’s trillions of dollars in new spending proposals, according to the latest polling data.
(The Center Square) – Two financial issues and several election reforms remained unresolved at the end of Friday’s Missouri legislative session.
(The Center Square) – Federal supplemental unemployment payments began as a bipartisan measure to remedy the hardships of COVID-19 last year, but as businesses across the country struggle to find workers, it is turning into a political battle.
(The Center Square) – A series of red states around the country are turning away federal supplemental funding for unemployment benefits, saying it is hurting their state economies and encouraging potential workers to stay home rather than return to the workforce.
(The Center Square) – In a bid to encourage people to return work, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced the discontinuation of the $300-per-week federal pandemic unemployment compensation. He ordered the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to notify the U.S. Department of Labor of ending participation in six programs effective June 12.