New Law Allows Thousands Of Massachusetts Workers To Collect Additional Unemployment BenefitsIt affects as many as 17,000 people who were previously ineligible for $300 in enhanced weekly federal benefits.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Drops To 9.6%It's estimated that Massachusetts added 36,900 jobs last month.
Market Strategist Warns 'Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What's Reflected In Stock Market'In an economy beset by pandemic-induced hardship, why is Wall Street thriving while Main Street is struggling?
Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?Spending from the first round of stimulus propped up the economy. But that money is gone, and a more stimulus is unlikely in the coming weeks.
Stimulus Check Latest: Timeline For When Americans Could Receive Next PaymentMore stimulus checks would help suffering Americans and prop up the sagging U.S. economy, but Democrats and Republicans haven't yet agreed on a deal.
Stimulus Check Latest: Revised HEROES Act, Passed By House, Includes $1200 Payment; $600 Additional UnemploymentThe revised HEROES Act, passed by Democrats in the House, would still include stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment benefits.
Stimulus Check Update: What's The Latest On A Second Payment Package?Stimulus discussions are back on the table in Washington, but time is growing short to deliver a second round of stimulus payments before the election.
Massachusetts Sees New Unemployment Claims Rise By Over 4,400The number of people seeking unemployment aid nationwide rose slightly last week.
Stimulus Check Update: Will Americans See More Financial Aid Before The Election?Time is running out on a stimulus package passing before the election, even as the need for another stimulus check and additional unemployment payments remains strong.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Down To 11.3% For August; Biggest Drop In CountryThe Massachusetts unemployment rate dropped nearly 5 percentage points from July to August.
Unemployment Numbers Steady In Massachusetts As COVID-19 Continues To Drive Joblessness NationwideThe recovery remains fragile, imperiled by continuing COVID-19 infections as schools begin to reopen, and the failure to deliver another economic rescue package in Washington.
Trump's Additional $300 Unemployment Benefits Could Now Last Up To Six WeeksUnemployed individuals who qualify for an additional $300 under Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program may receive up to six weeks worth of benefits.
Future Taxes Could Be 'Big Shock' For Workers Collecting Unemployment, Expert WarnsExtra benefits have helped unemployed workers in Massachusetts, but tax expert Beth Logan says they come at a cost.
Unemployment Claims Fall To 881,000 Nationwide, But Layoffs Remain ElevatedThe viral pandemic keeps forcing many businesses to slash jobs
Trump's Additional Unemployment Benefit: What We Know Right NowPresident Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program is intended to increase weekly unemployment benefits, but implementation has been slow.