The number of teens who were able to get jobs during the summer of 2020 saw its lowest level since the Great Recession in 2008.
The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits fell for the sixth straight week as the U.S. economy reopens rapidly from pandemic woes.
Kroger, which is already the largest grocery retailer in the United States, is hoping to hire 10,000 more workers with its hybrid hiring event taking place Thursday, June 10.
Chipotle announced it would be raising menu prices by as much as 4% to offset the cost of the employee pay raises announced last month.
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.
So far, over 2 million people have signed an online Change.org petition calling for recurring $2,000 per month payments.
U.S. employers in May added 559,000 jobs, which was better than April but still a sign that many companies are struggling to find enough workers.
Unemployment benefit applications in the U.S. have dropped to 385,000, down 20,000 from the week before.
President Joe Biden rolled out his $6 trillion budget proposal for next year, which features new social programs for the poor and middle class. But it depends on taxing corporations and the wealthy to keep the nation's spiking debt from spiraling out of control.
Biden reiterated his determination to invest in the trillion American Jobs Plan and trillion American Families Plan.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped last week to 406,000, a new pandemic low and evidence that the job market is strengthening.
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.
Bank of America employees making less than $25 an hour can expect a pay raise in the next four years.
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.
Amazon is seeking to hire 75,000 people in a tight job market and is offering bonuses to attract workers, including $100 for new hires who are already vaccinated for COVID-19.
Biden said his administration is taking steps that will make it easier for employers to hire more workers.
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.