Articles About unemployment benefits
August 28, 2014
Despite news that GDP grew a better-than-expected 4.2 percent in the second quarter and emerging unemployment remains low, the story of growth is complex.
August 21, 2014
If the past five weeks can be taken as the beginning of a new trend, then the weekly first time jobless claims are evidence of stabilization.
August 07, 2014
First-time applications for unemployment benefits remain near pre-recession lows.
August 04, 2014
The Economic Policy Institute released its findings on the effect of duration cuts to unemployment benefits. The results found that it provided no benefits.
July 31, 2014
When more people are employed, consumers have more cash at their disposal, meaning more money is being spent and businesses hire more employees.
July 25, 2014
Last week, the number of Americans filing initial applications for unemployment benefits declined by 19,000 to 284,000, the fewest since February 2006.
July 10, 2014
Jobless claims -- which serve as a proxy for layoffs -- are once again trending near a seven-year low.
June 26, 2014
Continuing a well-established trend, fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week.
June 19, 2014
Beating economists expectations, jobless claims decreased 6,000 to 312,000 from the previous week’s upwardly revised 318,000.