The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week, to 351,000 — a sign the delta variant of the coronavirus may be disrupting the job market's recovery, at least temporarily.
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Employment Sep. 9, 2021 3:13 pm
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 310,000, a pandemic low and a sign that the surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant has yet to lead to widespread layoffs.
Agriculture Sep. 7, 2021 4:01 pm
Meatpacking workers and farm workers who were severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible to get grants of up to $600 per person as part of a new $700 million aid program the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
Columns & Advice Aug. 27, 2021 8:30 am
If you want to grow your influence and be a leader who makes an impact, let alone get credit for your track record and get people to see your potential, don’t just find your voice. Use your voice.
Business News Aug. 26, 2021 2:11 pm
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose for the first time in five weeks even though the economy and job market have been recovering briskly from the coronavirus pandemic.
By Rod Boshart, - Gazette Des Moines Bureau
Business News Aug. 20, 2021 1:12 pm
Iowa’s unemployment rate rose slightly last month, but state data issued Friday indicated the number of Iowans applying for jobless benefits was 32,200 lower than a year ago when the state was trying to shake off the early economic problems associated with the pandemic.
By Wilford H. Stone
Business News Jul. 23, 2021 9:00 am
In light of several recent large dollar settlements and verdicts, an employer always will save money by attempting to avoid litigation through better training and awareness.