Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Stands At 5%, Just Below National AverageThe Massachusetts labor force grew by nearly 8,000 from July.
Did Cutting Unemployment Benefits In New Hampshire Ease The Worker Shortage?In New Hampshire, the benefits ended in June, but that hasn't had much of an impact on the need for workers.
Keller @ Large: Marty Walsh Grilled On Unemployment Benefits, Handling Of Dennis White AppointmentWhile Marty Walsh's nomination hearing last March was a love-fest, this was anything but. WBZ-TV's Jon Keller reports.
Proposed $1,200 'Get Back To Work Bonus' In Massachusetts Rejected By Senate DemocratsThe "Time For The Commonwealth To Get Back To Work Bonus" was rejected by a voice vote without debate.
Proposed 'Get Back To Work Bonus' In Massachusetts Would Pay Unemployed Residents $1,200 To Get A JobLawmakers will discuss an amendment to the 2022 budget that would pay unemployed residents up to $1,200 if they get a job.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Drops As State Plans To Bring Back Work Search RequirementUnemployment is down slightly in Massachusetts but still above the national average, according to new April jobs numbers.
Massachusetts Bringing Back Work Search Requirement For Unemployment ClaimsAnyone seeking unemployment benefits in Massachusetts will soon have to show they are actively searching for a job.
NH To End $300 Unemployment Benefit Before SeptemberGovernor Chris Sununu wants to end the $300 a week enhanced federal benefit before it expires in September.
'We Just Need More People': Restaurant Owners Struggling To Find Staff As Former Employees Collect UnemploymentAs unemployment numbers decrease, local business owners are afraid they may have trouble hiring staff to serve customers.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Drops Below 7%; Still Above National AverageThe leisure and hospitality industry saw the biggest gain, adding 6,000 jobs for the month.
Fraudsters Have Tried To Claim Billions From Massachusetts Unemployment System During Pandemic, Data ShowsMassachusetts is still seeing "large numbers of illegitimate unemployment claims" nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic as a result of a nationwide scam.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Rises To 7.4%Unemployment in Massachusetts ticked back up in December after several months of decline, according to the latest numbers.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Down To 6.7%; Same As National AverageMassachusetts is now on par with the rest of the country when it comes to unemployment.
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
Massachusetts Seeing 'Tremendous Amount' Of Unemployment Fraud; 30,000 Potentially Fake Claims Filed Last WeekMassachusetts is seeing more fake unemployment claims.