With just 23 calendar days — which means closer to 18 actual legislative work days, since lawmakers rarely work on Fridays — remaining until lawmakers’ expense reimbursements run out, the push to adjournment begins in earnest next week.
Articles Tagged: Unemployment
Business News Mar. 15, 2022 10:25 am263d ago
Iowa’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate in January dropped to 3.7 percent, down from 3.9 percent in December, according to Iowa Workforce Development.
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 pm324d ago
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 am352d ago
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.
Employment Dec. 9, 2021 12:20 pm359d ago
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 52 years — more evidence the U.S. job market is recovering from last year's coronavirus recession.
Business News Dec. 2, 2021 4:00 pm366d ago
Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits rose by less than forecast last week after a plunge tied to seasonal adjustments in the previous period.
Business News Nov. 4, 2021 11:19 am394d ago
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a fresh pandemic low last week, another sign the job market may be healing after last year's coronavirus recession. But in Iowa, initial jobless claims rose to 2,172 — a slight increase from the previous week’s 2,030.