Delaware’s unemployment rate has fallen sharply from a year ago.
Barely more than a year after the coronavirus caused the steepest economic fall and job losses on record, the speed of the rebound has been so unexpectedly swift that many companies can’t fill jobs or acquire enough supplies to meet a pent-up burst of customer demand.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen.
Biden said his administration is taking steps that will make it easier for employers to hire more workers.
Local business owners are struggling to employ workers as what could be a busy summer season approaches.
President Biden on Monday announced steps to make it easier for employers to hire new workers and touted the country’s economic recovery plan following a disappointing April jobs report.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.
U.S. employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000, the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck 14 months ago and a sign of the job market’s growing strength as businesses reopen and consumers step up spending.
The Department of Justice is fighting to keep a national eviction moratorium in place after a federal judge invalidated the measure that aids financially strapped tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Millions of Americans were sent a third round of stimulus checks in March.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 13,000 last week to 553,000, the lowest level since the pandemic hit last March and another sign the economy is recovering from the coronavirus recession.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.
Uber says that it is keeping its mask policy in place to follow the federal CDC mandate requiring travelers to wear a mask.
While a lot of people who received the third stimulus check could really use it, unfortunately, some people may have to return the $1,400.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 576,000, a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he’s open to negotiations on his proposed $2.3 trillion U.S. infrastructure plan that would largely be funded by an increase in corporate taxes.
The Treasury Department says it has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan.