Coronavirus Support: Massachusetts Unemployment Recipients Should Start Seeing Extra $600 In Weekly BenefitsGov. Charlie Baker says unemployment recipients in Massachusetts should start seeing extra money in their benefits.
Coronavirus Impact: Massachusetts Saw Nearly 140,000 Jobless Claims Last WeekIn the past three weeks, there have been nearly 470,000 jobless claims made in Massachusetts.
Coronavirus Impact: Unemployment Claims Surge Again In MassachusettsThe last three weeks have marked one of the most devastating periods in history for the American job market.
Jobless Claims Surged By Record 6.6 Million Last Week6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, double the number from last week and 10 times the previous weekly record set in 1982.
Don't Apply For New CARES Act Unemployment Benefits Yet, Baker SaysMassachusetts needs more guidance on how to distribute the new federal benefits.
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.