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Extra Unemployment Benefits Are Ending

Millions of Americans are poised to lose their unemployment benefits in one month's time, as the massive safety net that Congress put in place in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic begins to unravel. A new report published by…

U.S. GDP Falls Short of Expectations

The U.S. economy grew less than expected in the three months through June as supply-chain disruptions and labor shortages slowed the pace of economic activity while the country reopened from its COVID-19 lockdowns. Gross domestic product – the…

American Airline Announces Major Hires

United Airlines expects to hire about 25,000 additional union employees by 2026 as part of its largest-ever order for 270 Boeing and Airbus jets. Currently, United supports roughly 68,000 union jobs, or 89% of its total domestic workforce. According to…

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Report: Blue States Drive Recent Jobless Spike

The number of new jobless claims reported last week shocked economists and it turns out the trend was pushed by blue states. A Department of Labor report showed that “in the week ending June 12, the advance…

States Begin Offering Return-to-Work Bonuses

A few states have said they will offer citizens a one-time bonus upon accepting a new job to help stimulate economic growth. As the country continues to bounce back from the Coronavirus pandemic which ravaged…