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Out of work due to coronavirus shutdowns? How to file for unemployment benefits

13 days ago   |   By NBC News

With 3 million people filing for unemployment last week, “There is absolutely no reason to delay" setting up a claim, said one economist.
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Record number of unemployment claims likely much higher than 3.28M

Record number of unemployment claims likely much higher than 3.28M

13 days ago   |   By New York Post

The number of Americans filing unemployment claims could be much higher than the record 3.28 million the feds reported on Thursday, experts reportedly said. A tidal wave of workers laid off amid the mass coronavirus shutdown have been applying for benefits much faster than the overwhelmed state unemployment agencies can process them. “There is reason...
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NY restaurants, hotels warn of mass layoffs as US sees record jobless claims

13 days ago   |   By The Real Deal New York

Americans filed a record number of unemployment claims last week, and in New York state, restaurants and hotel owners said Thursday they would be laying off thousands of workers. The 3.3 million jobless claims bulldozed the prior record from 1982, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor. For the real estate industry, the jobless claims mean that companies forced to close because of the coronavirus have had to lay off scores of workers.
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Bar owner takes $3,714 in stapled bills off walls to give to staff

Bar owner takes $3,714 in stapled bills off walls to give to staff

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Knox would walk into her bar and soak in the sounds of people chatting while sipping on their drinks and listening to local musicians... Read more ...

More than 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment amid coronavirus crisis

More than 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment amid coronavirus crisis

More than 6.6 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis put nearly 17 million Americans out of work in just three weeks, new federal... Read more ...

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

6.6 Million More File For Unemployment As Coronavirus Keeps Economy Shut

6.6 Million More File For Unemployment As Coronavirus Keeps Economy Shut

The number of people seeking jobless benefits shot up again last week, as 6.6 million more of the unemployed filed first-time claims. Nearly 17 million have filed in the past... Read more ...

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

POLICE: AMBER Alert issued for missing 2-year-old boy from North Carolina

POLICE: AMBER Alert issued for missing 2-year-old boy from North Carolina

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 2-year-old boy from North Carolina Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according... Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Iraq's President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks... Read more ...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships'...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships' reported $141 MILLION pandemic insurance policy pays off

An insurance measure against pandemics, launched by Wimbledon following the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, will reportedly pay out around $141 million in compensation following... Read more ...