When Will You Get Your Stimulus Package Money? A Financial Expert Answers Your Money QuestionsViewers have been asking WBZ-TV about unemployment benefits and the federal stimulus money. Chief Investigator Cheryl Fiandaca took your questions to financial advisor Michael Finer.
Unemployment Claims Soared To 3.3 Million Last Week As Coronavirus Closes BusinessesA record number of Americans filed for their first week of unemployment benefits last week.
Coronavirus Creates Record Unemployment As Businesses StruggleA a record number of people filed for unemployment, smalls businesses are being hit hard by COVID-19.
Job Openings Match Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesEmployers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March, while 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time.
US Unemployment Claims Fall To Lowest Level In 44 YearsThe low level suggests that employers are confident enough in the economy to hold onto workers.
Report: Massachusetts Loses Jobs In January, But Unemployment DownState labor officials report the state lost an estimated 2,500 jobs in January, but the overall unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a point to 4.7 percent.
Gov. Baker Seeks $5M To Address Chronic UnemploymentGov. Charlie Baker says his upcoming state budget request will include $5 million to address chronic unemployment.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Ticks Up, But More Jobs AddedState officials are reporting a slight uptick in the unemployment rate in Massachusetts even as the state continues to gain jobs.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.7 PercentMassachusetts gained jobs for an eighth consecutive month in April while the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.7 percent, the state office of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday.
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Dips To 4.8 percentThe health and education sector added the most jobs last month, about 5,500.
Mass. Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level in 6 YearsThe January unemployment rate was the lowest since May 2008.
Market Basket Workers Can Seek Unemployment BenefitsMarket Basket workers whose hours have been cut to zero can seek unemployment benefits.
Wife Pleads Guilty To Collecting $58K In Unemployment For Jailed HusbandA Somerville woman has pleaded guilty to charges that she collected more than $58,000 in unemployment benefits on her husband’s behalf while he was behind bars.
Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.
Report: Mass. Gained 55,000 Jobs In '13, But Jobless Rate RoseMassachusetts gained more than 55,000 jobs in 2013, the largest calendar year increase since 2000, state officials reported Thursday.