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Government Shutdown Impact on Unemployment Benefits

If you're collecting unemployment and concerned about what will happen with your benefits if the federal government shuts down, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Ahead of the Bell: US Unemployment Benefits

- 7 months ago @ yahoo.com: The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. The report will be released Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. LITTLE CHANGE: Economists forecast ...

Applications for US unemployment benefits likely slipped a bit last week

- 7 months ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.

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Report: Young Adult Unemployment Rates Are Higher Than Ever, Employers Are To

The Inquisitr: According to a new report by the Brooking Institute, most young adults are either unemployed or working in jobs with no upward mobility. In comparing current times to those during the Great Depression, young adult unemployment has reportedly grown ...

W.Va., Ohio Struggle With Unemployment

WHEELING - West Virginia has a significantly higher unemployment rate than the rest of the nation, according to data released this week, while the Upper Ohio Valley in general continues coping with job losses. Marshall, Ohio, Wetzel, Tyler, Brooke and ...

Humans can expect a tsunami of unemployment on the horizon

Buffalo News: With the unemployment rate falling to 5.3 percent, the lowest in seven years, policy makers are heaving a sigh of relief. Indeed, with the technology boom in progress, there is a lot to be optimistic about. Manufacturing will be returning to U.S ...

Wyoming's unemployment rate holds at 4.1 percent in June

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports from May to June, unemployment rates rose slightly in 15 counties, fell in five counties and were unchanged in three counties. Niobrara County reported the lowest unemployment rate in June at 2.6 ...

ICYMI: Cobb's Unemployment Rate Up

Patch.com: The unemployment rate in Cobb County rose a bit in June, according to data released Thursday by the state department of labor. The rate in Cobb County climbed one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.4 percent last month, up from 5.3 in May. The rate in ...

5.1% June unemployment rate is improvement in Kalamazoo-Portage

MLive.com: Summer construction work resulted in jobs that helped stabilize June unemployment rates in the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area and other parts of Southwest Michigan. A crew is shown working on concrete walls on I-94 at Sprinkle Road as ...

Unemployment rate falls again

For the Bloomington metro area, which includes McLean and DeWitt counties, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent in June 2015, down from 5.8 percent in June 2014. The last time the June rate was equal to or lower was in 2007, when it was 4 ...

State agencies crack down on inmate unemployment fraud

Lincoln Journal Star: The three agencies say their ability to crossmatch information received through the commission's Nebraska Criminal Justice Information System with Corrections Department data and weekly unemployment claims will allow them to prevent the fraudulent ...

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LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SINCE 2008..

Tri-Cities sees lowest unemployment rate since 2008 | Local News | Tri

The Tri-City economy continued to chug along in June, posting its lowest unemployment rate since 2008 and largest civilian workforce since 2010. The number of people with jobs came in at 136,760, an increase of 7,000 positions from May to June, with ...

Tri-Cities sees lowest unemployment rate since 2008

The Tri-City economy continued to chug along in June, posting its lowest unemployment rate since 2008 and largest civilian workforce since 2010. The number of people with jobs came in at 136,760, an increase of 7,000 positions from May to June, with ...

THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE..

Unemployment rates in Macon, Warner Robins rise slightly in June

Macon Telegraph: The unemployment rate for metro Macon was 6.9 percent, up from 6.7 percent in May, according to a release from the Georgia Department of Labor. The rate in June 2014 was 8.3 percent. The rate rose because the number of unemployed people increased ...

Unemployment falls throughout Northwest Indiana

nwitimes.com: Jacob Novak, sitting, of Hobart and others wait in line to enter last year's Northwest Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair at the Genesis Center in Gary. The unemployment rate for Northwest Indiana fell to 6.1 percent in June as compared to the 7.3 ...

Brazil's unemployment rates rises

Yahoo News: SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's government says the jobless rate in Latin America's largest country rose for the sixth straight month in June. The country's IBGE statistics bureau said Thursday that the unemployment rate in June was 6.9 percent, against 6.7 ...

Laredo's unemployment rate rises

Laredo Morning Times: The Laredo unemployment rate rose to 5 percent — up 0.5 percent — as the local labor market shed 500 jobs in June. “While ideally we see some muted employment growth in the month of June, a slight dip in jobs and increase to the unemployment rate is ...

The Unemployment Rate Does Not Measure Labor Market Strength

The official unemployment rate is more a measure of labor market disequilibrium than of labor markets strength or weakness. As economists and policy makers search for alternative measures of labor market strength, the picture gets confusing and the labor market still looks quite weak. This explains much of the Fed's reticence to raise interest rates.

Unemployment rate to hold steady in March

The unemployment rate is expected to have held steady at 6.3 per cent in March, when the figures are released on Thursday.

Yellen: Push unemployment rate lower to spur inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she's prepared to let the unemployment rate fall from its current 5.8 percent to exceptionally low levels, saying doing so should help cause inflation to rise closer to the Fed's 2 percent target.

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Butler County unemployment sinks again in June

Butler County's unemployment rate was 4.8 percent in June, down from 5.6 percent a year ago, according to new state estimates released Tuesday. The number of people searching for a job but unable to find one fell from 10,600 county residents a year ago ...

County unemployment jumps in June

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits in Santa Cruz County shot up in June, new data shows. According to a report released last Thursday by the Arizona Department of Administration, there were 2,121 local residents on state unemployment ...

Confusion over US unemployment

Unemployment is the one statistic that one would have thought is easy to define: just total up the number of people on unemployment benefit and there's your answer.

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS..

State unemployment falls to 5.7%

Arkansas Online: Arkansas' unemployment rate dipped to 5.7 percent last month, down from a revised 5.8 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. May's unemployment rate was first reported at 5.7 percent but a "rounding error" caused it to be ...

State unemployment falls to 5.7% - Arkansas Online

Arkansas Online: Arkansas' unemployment rate dipped to 5.7 percent last month, down from a revised 5.8 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. May's unemployment rate was first reported at 5.7 percent but a "rounding error" caused it to be ...

June state unemployment rate map

Business Insider: The jobs market has been slowly but steadily improving nationwide, but individual states can look very different from each other. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their estimates of the June unemployment rate in each state on Tuesday. The Great ...

New England Unemployment Rate Reported At 5.5 Percent In February

The New England unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in February, just below the national rate of 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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