Posts Tagged ‘unemployment’

Workers Are Being Crushed By Unemployment Benefit Shutoffs

Above Photo: Chris Hondros / Getty Images. Republicans are cutting off unemployment benefits at a time when huge numbers of workers still desperately need them. And the Democrats aren’t putting up a fight over it. The federal government’s unemployment assistance program became a “lifeline” for Susan Hardy when the pandemic made it impossible to find […]

Unemployment Up 800% Among Ethnic Mascots

U.S.—The new unemployment numbers are out, and they’re pretty discouraging: among ethnic mascots of baseball teams and corporate brands, unemployment has skyrocketed 800% in the past year. “These are troubling signs for the BIPOC mascot community,” said leading economist Dr. Matais Zendejas. “We had made so much progress, with mascots of all ethnicities being welcomed […]

California makes change to pay unemployment benefits faster

California Gov. Gavin Newsom s administration on Thursday announced a major change in how the state pays unemployment benefits, potentially unlocking payments for up to 100,000 people who have gone weeks or months without assistance. Getting unemployment benefits is a two-step process. First, state officials must decide if people are eligible. If they are, the […]

Consumer Confidence Increased on the Back of Low Unemployment

Australian consumer confidence has surged despite the negative economic impact of Victoria’s fourth lockdown and the emergence of a new COVID-19 cluster in Sydney. According to ANZ-Roy Morgan’s consumer confidence index, it has risen 1.3 percent this week to 112.4 points, which is above the weekly average score and 14.9 points higher than the same week […]

Half Of Pandemic Unemployment Funds May Have Been Stolen: Axios

As much as half of the unemployment benefits paid by the US government over the past year may have been stolen through fraud, with the bulk ultimately ending up outside the country – likely into the hands of foreign crime syndicates in China, Nigeria, Russia and elsewhere, according to Axios‘ Felix Salmon. According to some estimates, unemployment fraud […]

Gaza to rebuild industrial zone to ease unemployment

Officials inspect the ruins of the Gaza Industrial City which was destroyed by Israel’s air strikes, 10 June 2021 [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor] The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Palestine Development and Investment Company (PADICO), Bashar Masri, and the accompanying delegation checked on the factories that were completely or partially destroyed, and […]

As US Faces Record Unemployment, Homelessness—Senate Preps $10 Billion Bailout for Jeff Bezos

Renegade Editor’s Note: I could do without the Bernie quote. By Matt Agorist As the rest of the country struggled to pay their mortgages, had their businesses shut down, and descended into poverty, COVID-19 for the super rich was a record setting windfall. Four of the most controversial billionaires on the planet, saw their wealth […]

Jobless Rate Called an ‘Economic Miracle’ as Australian Unemployment Falls to 5.5 Percent

The Australian unemployment rate has fallen for the sixth consecutive month, down to 5.5 percent between March and April, after the JobKeeper wage subsidy ended. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that the jobless rate is now just 0.2 percent above the unemployment figures from start of the pandemic and 2 percent lower […]

Biden Thankful For Gas Crisis To Distract From Inflation Crisis, Unemployment Crisis, And Border Crisis

Biden Thankful For Gas Crisis To Distract From Inflation Crisis, Unemployment Crisis, And Border Crisis WASHINGTON, D.C.—In the days following the Colonial Pipeline hack, gas stations have begun to run out of fuel, creating a panic for many. As for the President of the United States, this has come as a relief when considering all […]

GOP Governors Slash Unemployment Benefits as Businesses Plead for Workers

Expanded federal unemployment benefits that were implemented during last year’s pandemic relief efforts are ending earlier than scheduled in Arkansas, Montana, and South Carolina—and Florida is expected to follow suit as Republican governors nationwide respond to pleas from businesses to encourage Americans to return to work. “We absolutely can put more people to work,” Florida […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls For End of Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits After Joe Biden’s Poor Jobs Report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce called on Congress Friday to terminate the additional $300 weekly unemployment benefits after Joe Biden’s poor April jobs report. The Chamber’s Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley stated in a release: The disappointing jobs report makes it clear that paying people not to work is dampening what should be a stronger jobs market. We […]

Montana Is First State To Cancel Unemployment Benefits In Response To Unprecedented Worker Shortage

Three weeks ago, when looking at the unprecedented labor shortage that is crippling the US economy (even with some 100 million Americans not in the labor force)… …we said that there is a simple reason for this paradoxical phenomenon: trillions in Biden stimulus are now incentivizing potential workers not to seek gainful employment, but to sit back […]

Israel’s finance minister defies economists on unemployment benefits

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Real Unemployment Is Three Times What They’re Telling Us

Southwest Harbor, Maine – As Congress gets set to debate the Biden Pandemic relief package, one of the favorite Republican lines is the contention that an economic recovery is already well underway. Pouring more money into an accelerating economy is likely to induce seventies style inflation. It is time, they argue, for a little cautionary […]

The Failings Of Unemployment Insurance Are By Design

Above photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images. Our unemployment insurance system has failed the country at a moment of great need.  With tens of millions of workers struggling just to pay rent and buy food, Congress was forced to pass two emergency spending bills, providing one-time stimulus payments, special weekly unemployment insurance payments, and temporary unemployment benefits […]

Don’t Be Fooled: The Official Unemployment Numbers Are A Lie

Above photo: Tiffany Bibuld. A dive into the murky waters of unemployment to see the designed failings of a system that purposefully miscounts, disaggregates and excludes millions of people.  The official unemployment rate now stands at 6.7%. But that doesn’t feel right, does it? Unless you live in a gated community, the reality on the ground feels […]

Israel’s third coronavirus lockdown sent unemployment back up

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All About Trump All the Time! When Do The Issues Count? Unemployment, ZIONIST Manufactured War in ME, Bringing Troops Home, COVID Hoax, Mask Hoax, Treason, etc?

[embedded content] Comment: We now have Communist USSA. Drunkard Comrade Pelosi Calls For Trump’s Removal on Fictitious Application of 25th Amendment. BY JAMES SAMSONJANUARY 7, 2021 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has called for President Donald Trump to be removed from office immediately through the 25th Amendment for allegedly inciting a riot when a mob of […]

Unemployment Skyrocketing? An Evolved Society Would Celebrate

Why do we still pretend crap jobs give our lives meaning? Leaf blowers are everything wrong with capitalism. . . . I’ll explain that in a minute. We all know times are irredeemably grim, and they’re only getting worse. The unemployment level in America seems to be setting the record books aflame, and for some bizarre reason […]

Coronavirus raises unemployment numbers among women in Jordan

Women in Jordan not only find themselves increasingly the breadwinners for their families; they are now facing a new challenge threatening them with the loss of their jobs due to coronavirus. Figures from the Department of Statistics have shown that unemployment among women has now risen above 33 per cent, while they are working tirelessly […]

Recovering, but slowly: Israel’s unemployment rate fell to under 15% in November

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New report paints bleak picture of EU unemployment, which has risen sharply in 2020

Unemployment in the EU has risen sharply over the last year due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Eurostat. The unemployment rate for the bloc was at 7.6% in October 2020, up 1% compared to October 2019. Eurostat estimates that 16.2 million in the EU27 were unemployed in October 2020 — an […]

Coronavirus Unemployment Benefit Scam in California Sends Money to Death Row Inmates, Serial Killer

A scam caused California taxpayer money that was supposed to go toward COVID-related unemployment benefits to be sent to at least 20,000 prisoners, including well-known convicted murderers Scott Peterson and serial killer Cary Stayner. California approved more than $140 million for at least 20,000 prisoners, including Scott Peterson and Cary Stayner, said local and federal prosecutors […]

Large Numbers Of People Still Filing For Unemployment Each Week

Above photo: People wait for a distribution of food in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, April 18, 2020. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews. For the 34th straight week, over 700,000 people filed for unemployment in the US according to the Department of Labor’s latest report. The 709,000 state claims coupled with an additional 298,154 initial claims […]

Unemployment Crisis Continues Unabated

Unemployment Crisis Continues Unabated More than 1 million people filed for unemployment assistance last week according to new figures released today. 709,000 workers requested filled out applications for traditional benefits, and slightly under 300,000 applied for the specially-created Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. The Department of Labor’s reporting deceptively separates those who apply for standard unemployment […]

Detroit: Chimps Expose Themselves Stealing Unemployment Money

FOX: In a pandemic, when unemployment in Michigan is at 8.5 percent and thousands are suffering, criminals are preying on the system designed to help. “We are looking at some of the biggest fraud in decades or even in a generation, all across the country,” said US Attorney Matthew Schneider. Schneider is talking about wire […]

Unemployment is surging, NGOs are collapsing, so Israelis volunteer to turn the tide

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Eurozone unemployment rose to 7.9% in July despite COVID measures easing in many countries

July was marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 measures in many EU Member States, but despite this, the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the eurozone went up to 7.9% from 7.7% in June. While these figures indicate a worsening situation, they remain below those seen during the European sovereign debt crisis, when unemployment reached a record […]

Eurozone unemployment rose to 7.9% in July despite COVID measures easing in many countries

July was marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 measures in many EU Member States, but despite this, the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the eurozone went up to 7.9% from 7.7% in June. While these figures indicate a worsening situation, they remain below those seen during the European sovereign debt crisis, when unemployment reached a record […]

Eurozone unemployment rose to 7.9% in July despite COVID measures easing in many countries

July was marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 measures in many EU Member States, but despite this, the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the eurozone went up to 7.9% from 7.7% in June. While these figures indicate a worsening situation, they remain below those seen during the European sovereign debt crisis, when unemployment reached a record […]

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