The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak.
President Donald Trump says Republicans should increase their offer for a coronavirus relief bill. But his allies in Congress aren't so sure.
As retailers look ahead to the holidays, in a reversal of recent years, many have already decided to shut their doors on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate their employees working during the coronavirus pandemic or take a new approach to the traditional holiday shopping season.
The state of Florida is taking another big step in its reopening process -- again. On Monday, bars and breweries can start pouring drinks again on-site, but it won't be business as usual due to the pandemic.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday he plans to soon ease restrictions imposed on the state's restaurants and has asked President Donald Trump to allow more travel from Europe and Brazil, saying he believes the current coronavirus restrictions are now too strict.
The number of Americans applying for jobless aid was unchanged last week at 884,000.
The company says it will have full-time and part-time seasonal jobs, mostly package handlers, drivers and driver helpers. The Atlanta-based company touts the seasonal jobs as ones that can lead to year-round employment.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on a trimmed-down Republican coronavirus relief package, though it only has a slim chance of passage in the face of Democrats’ insistence for more sweeping aid.
Not knowing where your next paycheck is going to come from is never easy, but for unemployed Floridians, the good news is that help is on the way starting this week,
If you’ve been thinking about getting into a new car, now maybe the time to take a serious look at selling or trading in your current vehicle. Used car values are way up, and it’s due in part to the pandemic.
Hopes are dimming for another coronavirus relief bill from Washington as Congress returns to session. Talks between top Democrats and the Trump administration broke off last month and remain off track. Recent conversations among the key players have led to nothing.
According to a study done by the Pew Research Center, 52% of young adults have been forced to move back in with their parents or with another person due to the economic and financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Trump called on Congress to approve a fresh round of $1,200 stimulus checks for American families by reallocating $300 billion in unused coronavirus relief funds.
The first $1,200 cash payments to U.S. households cost about $300 billion.
United Airlines is adding new and returning routes in October, allowing the airline to fly 40% of its full flight schedule compared to the previous year, a 6% increase compared to what it plans to fly in September.
As the number of coronavirus cases fall in the U.S., governors in hard-hit states are rethinking lockdown orders on bars.
About 70% of U.S. movie theaters are currently open.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2% even as hiring slowed in August as employers added the fewest jobs since the pandemic began.
Due to a raft of restrictions and bureaucratic hurdles, more than 1 million unemployed Americans won't receive that $300 check.
FedEx plans to hire as many as 70,000 seasonal workers. That's a 27 percent increase from the 55,000 hired last year.