(The Center Square) – Federal unemployment benefits ended over the holiday weekend, raising questions about how the payments’ expiration will affect the job market and whether Congress will renew the benefits.
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(The Center Square) – Residents in four Tennessee counties are eligible for federal disaster-related unemployment after last weekend's deadly flooding.
The U.S. economy has made a remarkable comeback from the deep dive caused by the pandemic. Consumer spending (fueled by savings and government stimulus money) is strong, the economy recently added the most jobs in nearly a year, and the housing market is booming. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm employment has grown by 1.5% from January to May, and the unemployment rate is now 5.9%, well below the high of 14.8% seen in April 2020.
(The Center Square) – As President Joe Biden issues new COVID-19 restrictions and encourages businesses to do the same, new economic data show the economy may be anticipating the impact.
The COVID-19 pandemic set off an economic crisis that pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to levels that rivaled the highs of the Great Depression. Fortunately, the recovery has been relatively rapid, and weekly initial unemployment claims in the United States have been below half a million since early May 2021. The last time they were […]
(The Center Square) – A new study by the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy shows right-to-work states have fared better than states that lack employee freedom laws when it comes to job losses and recovery during the coronavirus pandemic.
FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EnableComp has expanded operations in their Tullahoma office after their initial opening in August 2019. As a result of tremendous growth, the company has increased office space from their initial 3,000 square feet to a total of 12,000 square feet. This expansion cements an ongoing commitment to creating jobs in the community and supporting new client partnerships.
The Biden administration has proposed a $6 trillion budget aimed at improving infrastructure, education, and health care. If passed, it would push federal spending to its highest level since World War II. It could also usher in the reversal of a long term-trend of declining government employment. Over the last decade, the number of Americans […]