But Iowa still sees a drop in new and continuing applications
Articles Tagged: Unemployment
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.
Employment Aug. 19, 2021 1:07 pm
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for a fourth straight time to a pandemic low — the latest sign that America's job market is rebounding from the pandemic recession as employers boost hiring to meet a surge in consumer demand.
By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau, and John Steppe, The Gazette
State Government Jul. 12, 2021 6:00 am
Still, tens of thousands of Iowans have not returned to work since the state began hemorrhaging employees at the onset of the pandemic last year.
By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau, and Barb Ickes, Quad City Times
Restaurants Jul. 8, 2021 11:00 pm
Nine out of 10 Iowa restaurants are actively seeking more staff, according to the latest survey data from the Iowa Restaurant Association.
Employment Jun. 24, 2021 1:42 pm
Applications for U.S. state unemployment insurance fell slightly last week — though they were higher than forecast — as the labor market meanders toward a full recovery.