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People Making A Difference: Mom Lobbies For Change In Caregiver Law To Provide Stronger Safety Net [Video]

People Making A Difference: Mom Lobbies For Change In Caregiver Law To Provide Stronger Safety Net

While grieving the loss of her son, Cathyleen Williams was informed that her IHSS income would also come to an end and that she was not eligible for unemployment benefits due to a quirk in the law.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:54Published
Patience tested as Missourians wait for unemployment answers [Video]

Patience tested as Missourians wait for unemployment answers

Missourians continue to wait for answers about an overpayment notice from the department of labor.

Credit: 41 Action News     Duration: 02:29Published
Of Every Ten Americans Unemployed Due To COVID-19, Five Are Still Out Of Work [Video]

Of Every Ten Americans Unemployed Due To COVID-19, Five Are Still Out Of Work

The nonpartisan think tank Pew Research Center conducted a random online survey of 13,200 Americans in August, 2020, to check the state of employment. The results showed that among the workers who got..

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U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rise [Video]

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rise

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, supporting views the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was running out of steam amid..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published
870,000 Americans Applied For Unemployment Benefits Last Week [Video]

870,000 Americans Applied For Unemployment Benefits Last Week

New unemployment claims rose slightly across the country.

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Glenview Man Sues IDES, Says He’s Owed Thousands In Benefits After System ‘Glitch’ [Video]

Glenview Man Sues IDES, Says He’s Owed Thousands In Benefits After System ‘Glitch’

A Glenview man is suing the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), saying the agency owes him more than $6,400 in unemployment benefits.

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 03:12Published
20 More Inmates And Accomplices Charged In Illegally Getting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance [Video]

20 More Inmates And Accomplices Charged In Illegally Getting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Twenty more inmates and accomplices have been charged in connection with the alleged statewide scheme to illegally obtain thousands of dollars in coronavirus unemployment benefits; KDKA's Andy Sheehan..

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IKEA Plans To Donate More Than $2M, Amount Employees Got In Unemployment, To Md., DC Nonprofits [Video]

IKEA Plans To Donate More Than $2M, Amount Employees Got In Unemployment, To Md., DC Nonprofits

IKEA reportedly plans to donate more than $2.1 million, the amount its employees got in state unemployment benefits during store closures and furloughs, to nonprofits in the Baltimore and Washington,..

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Pa. AG Announces Additional Fraud Charges Against Inmates [Video]

Pa. AG Announces Additional Fraud Charges Against Inmates

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed additional charges in the case of inmates allegedly trying to get unemployment benefits amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: KDKA CBS 2 Pittsburgh     Duration: 00:39Published
Gov. Cuomo: Poll Workers Won't Risk Unemployment Benefits [Video]

Gov. Cuomo: Poll Workers Won't Risk Unemployment Benefits

In Campaign 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make it easier for unemployed New Yorkers to become poll workers.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:39Published
State Urges Man To Apply For Gig Worker Unemployment After Penalty Weeks Hold Up His Benefits For Months [Video]

State Urges Man To Apply For Gig Worker Unemployment After Penalty Weeks Hold Up His Benefits For Months

A possible solution has emerged for an unemployment benefits problem we have been reporting on for months. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.

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Tax reminders for those on unemployment [Video]

Tax reminders for those on unemployment

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is reminding people that unemployment insurance benefits count as taxable income.

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KeyBank responsible for delay in unemployment benefits [Video]

KeyBank responsible for delay in unemployment benefits

KeyBank is apologizing for an issue that caused a delay in the processing of supplemental Lost Wages Assistance payments for thousands of unemployed New Yorkers.

Credit: WKBW Buffalo     Duration: 01:46Published
Glitch Briefly Delays Checks For New Yorkers Awaiting Unemployment Payments [Video]

Glitch Briefly Delays Checks For New Yorkers Awaiting Unemployment Payments

If you’ve been expecting unemployment payments in New York, relief is on the way.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 01:51Published
LWA program payments begin [Video]

LWA program payments begin

Those on unemployment who qualify for the Lost Wages Assistance program will start receiving payments Sept. 18.

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Gig Workers Continue To Experience Problems Getting Unemployment Benefits From Colorado Department Of Labor [Video]

Gig Workers Continue To Experience Problems Getting Unemployment Benefits From Colorado Department Of Labor

The unemployment system has had troubles dealing with unique situations.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 02:29Published
Jobless claims [Video]

Jobless claims

story at 5p

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Unemployed Floridians may qualify for additional funds through Federal extension programs [Video]

Unemployed Floridians may qualify for additional funds through Federal extension programs

Officials say those unemployed Floridians may now qualify for EB, which stands for Extended Benefits — a 6-week extension program that begins once you’ve exhausted PEUC. After that, the DEO says..

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New Unemployment Numbers Show A Drop In Those Filing For The First Time [Video]

New Unemployment Numbers Show A Drop In Those Filing For The First Time

Since mid march Colorado has paid nearly $5 billion in unemployment benefits.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 00:44Published
860,000 Americans Applied For Unemployment Benefits Last Week [Video]

860,000 Americans Applied For Unemployment Benefits Last Week

Unemployment is still historically high amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Can you live on $240 a week? [Video]

Can you live on $240 a week?

Growing efforts to increase Arizona's unemployment benefits.

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Colorado Department Of Labor And Employment Plagued By Technical Problems [Video]

Colorado Department Of Labor And Employment Plagued By Technical Problems

Coloradans entitled to extra $300/week can't get through to get the money.

Credit: CBS 4 Denver     Duration: 02:20Published
U.S. consumer spending loses steam [Video]

U.S. consumer spending loses steam

U.S. consumer spending slowed in August, with a key retail sales gauge unexpectedly declining, as extended unemployment benefits were cut for millions of Americans, offering more evidence that the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published
Here’s Why Most Small Business Owners Think This Is the Most Important Election of Their Lifetime [Video]

Here’s Why Most Small Business Owners Think This Is the Most Important Election of Their Lifetime

If you’re worried about the impact the upcoming election is going to have on your business… join the club! More than half of small business owners said this election is the most important of their..

Credit: Buzz60     Duration: 01:19Published
Arizona's unemployment rollercoaster [Video]

Arizona's unemployment rollercoaster

The return to a maximum of $240 is the result of depleted funding of the presidentially executive ordered, Lost Wage Assistance Program.

Credit: ABC15 Arizona     Duration: 01:19Published

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Job rebound is ‘losing steam’ as crisis passes six-month mark

About 825,000 people filed for state unemployment benefits last week — far below the more than 6 million a week who were filing as layoffs peaked in the spring but higher than in the worst weeks of..
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As extra unemployment benefits run out, laid-off workers scramble to look for jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

(Natural News) The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been hard on everyone, but laid-off workers in America have been struggling the hardest. While a short term extension of relief has helped..
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Millions without unemployment benefits amid economic fallout

Over 11 million Americans have yet to receive any unemployment benefits after losing their job from the coronavirus pandemic. Mark Strassmann reports.
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Unemployment Claims Rise as Job Rebound Loses Momentum

New filings for unemployment benefits rose last week, signaling continued layoffs even before autumn chills outdoor business.
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US stocks end slightly higher following brutal beating day before as tech stocks regain some strength

4:05pm: US stocks end higher   US stocks closed slightly higher following a brutal beating the day before as tech stocks regained some strength.  After a rollercoaster day, the Dow Jones Industrial..
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Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many American workers applying for unemployment benefits after being thrown out of a job by the coronavirus face a new complication: States' efforts to prevent fraud have delayed or..
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Mnuchin and Powell back jobless aid and small business loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that the government’s top priorities in any new economic relief package should be to..
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Wall Street regains its footing despite jobless claims disappointment

12:20 pm: Dow jumps into the green after wobbly open US indicies jumoed back and forth across the flatline in morning trading but landed solidly in positive territory at midday. The Dow was up 133..
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Jobless claims climbing in sign labor market remains troubled

Number of Americans filing for weekly unemployment benefits is still four times the level before pandemic struck.
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Many more likely sought US jobless aid as layoffs persist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the pace of layoffs, which have remained elevated but have been declining as some sectors of the economy have..
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Boosted unemployment benefits didn't incentivize Americans to stay jobless, Fed study shows — diminishing one of Republicans' key arguments against extra payments

The findings suggest the supplement was meant "to provide the income needed for households to make essential purchases and payments," the Fed said.
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Wall Street expected to rebound despite fading hopes for more US stimulus

US markets are expected to rebound this afternoon despite misgivings about the US economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is tipped to open at around 26,837, up 74 points. The S&P 500 is expected to..
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Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise to 870,000 as Layoffs Persist

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, supporting views the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was running out of steam amid..
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Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemic

Markets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped in Japan and Hong Kong but rose in Seoul and..
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New Yorkers Can Become Poll Workers Without Losing Unemployment Benefits Under New Executive Order

The governor signed an executive order that will let people who are collecting benefits sign up for temporary work at local or New York boards of elections.
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AutoZone reports record-breaking quarter thanks in part to stimulus checks, unemployment benefits

The company recorded its largest same-store sales performance since it went public in 1991. And this came with a whole new set of challenges.
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Asian markets lower after Wall St declines for third week

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower Monday after Wall Street declined for a third straight week and Britain reported a rise in coronavirus infections. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong,..
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California jobless rate falls with help of temporary jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California's economy in August as the state added 101,900 jobs as the unemployment rate fell below the..
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The Latest: First case-free day for New Zealand in 5 weeks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus for the first time in more than five weeks as hopes rise that an outbreak discovered in Auckland last..
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US sees another 860K first-time unemployment claims

Some 860,000 more Americans applied for first-time unemployment benefits last week.  -More- 
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US stocks retreat in volatile trading on tech weakness and uncertainty about more stimulus spending 

4:05pm: US stocks close down in volatile trading US stocks retreated Thursday in volatile trading, as tech shares maintained their weakness while uncertainty around further stimulus spending weighed..
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US long-term mortgage rates change little; 30-year at 2.87%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages changed little this week as they hover at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the average rate on..
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Retail sales growth decelerates after federal coronavirus benefits run dry — leaving Americans without $600 unemployment checks and waiting for a new stimulus package

The National Retail Federation reported sales growth dipped month-over-month in August after unemployment benefits under the CARES Act expired.
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US benchmarks recover ground but remain in the red as Federal Reserve fails to inspire

12:12 pm: Major indicies erased some of their early losses but turned toward the red in midday trading.  The Dow Jones was down 132 points, 0.5%, at 27,889.6 after being down nearly 400 points at the..
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Number of Americans filing for jobless aid dips

About 1.4 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week, as fewer self-employed workers sought help.
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COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in U.S.

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak. 
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US weekly jobless claims decline to 860,000 amid signs of economic recovery

Also encouraging was the aggregate measure of Americans receiving unemployment benefits coming in lower than economist forecasts.
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Jobless Claims Linger at High Levels as 860,000 Seek Unemployment Aid

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, but remained perched at extremely high levels as the labor market recovery shifts into low gear and consumer spending..
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US stock futures extend falls after weekly jobless claims, Philly Fed data; Fed comments weigh

9.00am: Weak data cause more concern US stock index futures extended their earlier falls, pointing to sharp opening losses Thursday on Wall Street after some weak economic data added to uncertainty..
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US stocks seen lower ahead of latest weekly jobless claims; Fed comments disappoint

8.00am: Weak start predicted US stock indices are all expected to retreat by around 1% on Thursday as investors await the latest weekly jobless claims which could add to concerns about an economic..
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Millions Of Gig Workers Rely On A New Federal Lifeline. They Now Fear If Will End

Gig workers are now relying on a safety net program that didn't even exist six months ago. It provides unemployment benefits to the growing number who don't have a traditional payroll job.
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Asian stocks retreat on lack of new Fed action

Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated its benchmark interest rate will stay close to zero at least through 2023 but announced no additional stimulus..
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