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US Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.4%; 1.4M Jobs Added in August

(Headline USA) The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2%. Employers added 1.4 million jobs, the Labor Department said, down from 1.7...

COTTON: Deny Unemployment Benefits to Anarchist Rioters

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., introduced a bill on Monday to prevent rioters from benefitting from federal unemployment benefits, which were raised in response to...

Unemployment Rate of 9.9% is Lowest Since Before Pandemic

(Courthouse News Service) For the first time since March insured unemployment in the U.S. has dropped below 10 percent, according to a weekly report out...

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Turns Down Extra Unemployment Benefits

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who has increasingly become the face of the anti-lockdown coalition, said Friday that her state will not accept $400...

Jobless Claims Fall Below 1 Million for 1st Time Since Pandemic Started

(Headline USA) The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified...

States Would Need to Kick in $Billion$ Under Trump’s Unemployment Plan

(Associated Press) Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is...

US Adds 1.8M Jobs, Exceeding Expectations as Virus Resurged

(Headline USA) The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, with the unemployment rate declining from 11.1 percent to 10.2 percent, which exceeded many...

White House Teams w/ Big Tech for Alternate Career Path Campaign

Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday unveiled a White House-backed national ad campaign highlighting alternative ways to start a career, an initiative targeting students, mid-career workers and the millions of people who are now unemployed because of the coronavirus.

Far-Left Editorialists for NC's Largest Newspapers Bash Dem. Gov. for Unemployment Fiasco

'Cooper has a crisis within a crisis ... and he needs to do more than tell officials to move faster...' (Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) North...

Ohio Tells Companies to Snitch on Non-Returning Workers to Prevent Unemployment Abuse

'It basically hinges on whether there’s a good-cause reason for that refusal to return to work...' (Claire Russel, Liberty Headlines) Ohio is encouraging companies to...

Cuomo to Unemployed New Yorkers: Get ‘Essential’ Job So You Won’t ‘Kill Anyone’

'The illness is death. What is worse than death?...' (Claire Russel, Liberty Headlines) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that if New Yorkers are eager...

GOP Sens.: Stimulus Drafting Error Would Incentivize People NOT to Work

'If you want to destroy what’s left of the economy, pass it  the way it’s written...' (Ben Sellers, Liberty Headlines) After the Senate's passage of...

Twice as Many Blue States as Red States Face Unemployment Insolvency

'We have a multibillion surplus for times like this...' (Michael Barnes, Liberty Headlines) As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through America, customers are staying home leading...

Bloomberg's Broken Promise: Staffers Laid Off Despite Job Guarantee

'I didn’t think I was going to have to apply for a job...' (Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) When billionaire Michael Bloomberg hired staffers for his...

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