Local Area Unemployment Rates*(%)  December 2020 and December 2021 (Not seasonally adjusted)

New York State Labor Department Releases Preliminary December 2021 Area Unemployment Rates

The unemployment rates in December 2021 were lower in every New York State county compared to a year ago.
Pres. Joe Biden to End Enhanced Weekly $300 Unemployment Benefits for 7.5 Million Americans

Pres. Joe Biden to End Enhanced Weekly $300 Unemployment Benefits for 7.5 Million Americans

The administration of President Joe Biden will not be extending the enhanced weekly $300 unemployment benefits that are scheduled to expire on September 6.
Hit with Unemployment? Here Are 5 Significant Ways to Earn Money amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Significant Ways to Earn Money Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many have lost their jobs and face roadblocks they never experienced in the past year. Here are five significant ways for you to earn money.
Unemployment, stimulus

Weekly Unemployment Claims Soar as Fiscal Stimulus Fades

First-time-filers for unemployment benefit claims slightly increased than expected last week as the labor department struggled to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump

Trump is Eyeing to Suspend Certain Overseas Work Visas

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is working on an executive order that will suspend the issuance of certain overseas work visas.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam

45% of COVID-19 Patients in Virginia are Latinos

Latinos in Virginia are severely hit by COVID-19 and part of the reason is their lack of insurance and their roles as frontliners.
Amazon Gave Thousands of Jobs Across the Country Amid The Pandemic

Amazon Gave Thousands of Jobs Across the Country Amid The Pandemic

Read on to find out about Amazon’s contribution to the employment rate in Seattle and across the country.
The US Debt and The Pandemic's Side Effects to The Economy

The Economic Side Effects of The Pandemic and The US Debt

Did you know that The United States owes billions of dollars to a Latin American country? Read on to find out which country it is.
Because of the pandemic, Texans have landed in the sporadic health care safety net of the state, where advocates are claiming they could be removed from mental and physical health services as they encounter the economic tension of a public health crisis.

What's Next After The Pandemic? The Jobless Slip through the Health Care Safety Net of Texas

As the country combats the pandemic, millions are struggling with their employment status. There are currently more than a million people in Texas who are struggling with health care over the loss of the employment-based-insurance coverage. Many are awaiting the reopening to find jobs and regain their financial losses. Businesses are hopeful as they slowly open their doors to the public.

Support Options and Programs for Latinos Affected by COVID-19

COVID-19 has gravely impacted the Latino community with their demographic having the highest employment rate in the U.S.

More Than 400,000 Remains Jobless in Florida, Highest in the Country

The tourism-dependent state of Florida has reached more than 400,000 jobless as the state eases its restrictions for Phase 1.
Latino Workers

Reports Say COVID-19 Hit Latino the Hardest

According to experts, COVID-19 will lead to more suffering among Latin workers because of inequality in the society molded by structural racism and low-income jobs without any chance of telework.
Women Possibly to Lose Jobs at a Higher Pace than Other Groups During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Women Are More Likely to Lose Their Jobs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Women are more possibly to lose jobs at a higher pace than the other groups amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unemployment Rate Drops Below 5 Percent, Wages Rise for US Workers

A new jobs report reveals that the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level in eight years, while wages for American workers have grown.
Thomas Perez

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Talks U.S. Job Troubles, Praises Loretta Lynch AG Confirmation

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised the Senate’s confirmation vote of Loretta Lynch and addressed the country’s labor issues ranging from wages, Obamacare and unions.
Philadelphia Grapples With Highest Deep Poverty Rate Of US Large Cities

Equality and Reducing Disparities Could Save the Nation Trillions Annually

Multiculturalism is on the rise in the U.S., and as time progresses, non-Hispanic whites will contribute shrinking numbers to the growing population. Nonetheless, inequality persists between non-whites and whites, and those disparities are costing the U.S. trillions.
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