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The number of federal employees making unemployment claims during the government shutdown is soaring

THE NUMBER OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MAKING UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS SOARING

The government shutdown is now in day 27. 800,000 federal workers are going without pay and 380,000 have been furloughed, meaning they...

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 213,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASED TO 213,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending January 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 213,000, a decrease...

 
 
 
‘I don't know what we're gonna do': Federal workers seeking odd jobs, unemployment benefits

‘I DON'T KNOW WHAT WE'RE GONNA DO': FEDERAL WORKERS SEEKING ODD JOBS, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

The partial government shutdown, which looms with no end in sight, is disrupting lives, from missed paychecks to uncertainty with work.

Unpaid government workers turn to the community for help

UNPAID GOVERNMENT WORKERS TURN TO THE COMMUNITY FOR HELP

Unpaid government workers get help from local food pantries and jump in the unemployment line

 
 
 
Meghan Markle Shares Her Due Date Wearing An Aritzia Dress

MEGHAN MARKLE SHARES HER DUE DATE WEARING AN ARITZIA DRESS

Meghan Markle is very pregnant and very much so back to her royal duties in the new year. Last week, Markle gave fashion advice to...

'I filed for unemployment': Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

'I FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT': FEDERAL WORKERS SEEK LOANS, SECOND JOBS AS SHUTDOWN LINGERS

"I wish the senators and the congressmen weren't taking their paychecks. I'd feel a lot better," the president of a nonprofit group...

 
 
 
Park rangers share fears of unemployment as national parks overflow with garbage during the government shutdown

PARK RANGERS SHARE FEARS OF UNEMPLOYMENT AS NATIONAL PARKS OVERFLOW WITH GARBAGE DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

As the government shutdown goes on, some national park rangers are left wondering when they'll be able to return to work - and if they...

December NFP +312,000

DECEMBER NFP +312,000

Today's jobs report was a blow-out. The US economy added 312,000 net new jobs last month. The unemployment rate ticked up to 3.9% thanks...

 
 
 
December Employment Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, 3.9% Unemployment Rate

DECEMBER EMPLOYMENT REPORT: 312,000 JOBS ADDED, 3.9% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From the BLS : Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 312,000 in December, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent, the...

Strong Jobs Report Expected Even As Worries About Economy Grow

STRONG JOBS REPORT EXPECTED EVEN AS WORRIES ABOUT ECONOMY GROW

The markets are a mess but companies are still hiring. Analysts projected the economy added about 180,000 jobs in December and that...

 
 
 
BLS: Unemployment Rates Lower in 6 states in November; Idaho, Missouri, New York at New Series Lows

BLS: UNEMPLOYMENT RATES LOWER IN 6 STATES IN NOVEMBER; IDAHO, MISSOURI, NEW YORK AT NEW SERIES LOWS

From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary Unemployment rates were lower in November in 6 states, higher...

U.S. hiring slowed to 155K jobs, unemployment rate stayed 3.7 percent

U.S. HIRING SLOWED TO 155K JOBS, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE STAYED 3.7 PERCENT

 
 
 
November Employment Report: 155,000 Jobs Added, 3.7% Unemployment Rate

NOVEMBER EMPLOYMENT REPORT: 155,000 JOBS ADDED, 3.7% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From the BLS : Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 155,000 in November, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7...

Job Market Looks Healthy Despite Other Signs Of Trouble For The Economy

JOB MARKET LOOKS HEALTHY DESPITE OTHER SIGNS OF TROUBLE FOR THE ECONOMY

Private analysts forecast that the U.S. unemployment rate remained at a nearly 50-year low of 3.7 percent in November and that the...

 
 
 
3 Things That Happened Just Before The Crisis Of 2008 That Are Happening Again Right Now

3 THINGS THAT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE THE CRISIS OF 2008 THAT ARE HAPPENING AGAIN RIGHT NOW

Real estate, oil and the employment numbers are all telling us the same thing, and that is really bad news for the U.S. economy. It...

 
 
 
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 214,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DECREASED TO 214,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending November 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 214,000, a decrease...

These 6 maps show how the American economy is doing right now

THESE 6 MAPS SHOW HOW THE AMERICAN ECONOMY IS DOING RIGHT NOW

Business Insider recently ranked the economies of all 50 states and DC, based on six economic measures. Those measures are unemployment...

 
 
 
October Employment Report: 250,000 Jobs Added, 3.7% Unemployment Rate

OCTOBER EMPLOYMENT REPORT: 250,000 JOBS ADDED, 3.7% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From the BLS : Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 250,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent,...

Rethinking Customer Experience in the Age of Consumer Angst

RETHINKING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN THE AGE OF CONSUMER ANGST

The economy is sailing along, unemployment is low, and the stock market is soaring. Despite all these positive signs, anxiety in the...