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Articles Tagged: Unemployment
By James Q. Lynch and Erin Murphy, - Gazette Des Moines Bureau
State Government Mar. 30, 2022 1:51 pm
GOP says changes needed to modernize, put focus on re-employment. The legislationm they say, updates a system from the 1930s when unemployment compensation was the sole safety net for out-of-work Iowans.
During a rally at the Iowa Capitol on Monday, a coalition of advocacy organizations called for a moratorium on new factory farms. Elsewhere at the Capitol: Senate Republicans advance changes to Iowa’s unemployment system, including a reduction in the time to receive benefits.
Business News Jan. 13, 2022 12:07 pm
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since mid-November. Iowa also reports claims on the rise.
Business News Dec. 16, 2021 9:25 am
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose this past week despite signs that the U.S. labor market is rebounding from the coronavirus recession.