Friday December 9, 2022
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 7/21/22
On Thursday, July 21, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number of people collecting unemployment insurance benefits, increased by 51,000 for the week ending July 16.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/23/22
On Thursday, January 20, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number of new claims for unemployment insurance rose for the second week in row, to more than 280,000 for the week of January 10-15.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/23/22
On Thursday, January 20, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number of new claims for unemployment insurance rose for the second week in row, to more than 280,000 for the week of January 10-15.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 2/13/21
During the week ending February 6, almost 800,000 (793,000) people filed for new claims for regular state unemployment insurance.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/16/21
The U.S. economy showed more signs of weakness as the COVID-19 pandemic rages and Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” vaccine rollout crashes and burns amid finger-pointing, lies and incompetence.
BY Masao Suzuki | United States | 1/09/21
On Friday, January 8 the U.S. Department of Labor released its monthly report on the state of the job market.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 12/11/20
On Thursday, December 10, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that new claims for regular state unemployment went up by 137,000, or 19.1% for the week ending December 5.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 10/24/20
On Thursday, October 22, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that there were 787,000 new claims for regular state unemployment in the week that ended October 17. This was 55,000 fewer than the previous week, but still 20,000 higher than two weeks ago and almost four times as high as the same week a year ago. While new claims have fallen dramatically from the record high of almost 6 million in April, they are still higher than the pre-recession high of less than 700,000.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 8/07/20
In March and April of this year, more than 20 million jobs were lost because of the economic crisis, COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders to fight the virus. Millions more who were working gig jobs or had their own businesses lost their livelihood. At the time when the government count was done in mid-July, more than 30 million people - almost 20% of the workforce - were collecting some form of unemployment insurance benefits.
BY staff | San Jose, CA | 8/06/20
Talks between Democrats and Republicans about extending economic aid remained deadlocked as of Thursday morning, August 6.
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